Movies like Man with the Screaming Brain

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Man with the Screaming Brain (2005)
 5.6
 5K
Man with the Screaming Brain (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 2005 Bruce Campbell directed his first ever feature film. The film stars Bruce Campbell as a wealthy CEO who travels to Bulgaria after the fall of communism. His plan was to do business for his U.S. drug company yet he is shortly caught up in some dirty situations and ends up with a brain transplant after his brain is severely damaged. Slapstick B-Movie science fiction on a low budget.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, split personality, murder, vengeance, unlikely partners, partners, track down, experiment gone awry, crimes, small town, deadly, head injury, transplant, brain transplant, disorder, taxi driver, doctor, comics, cyborgs, motorcycle, taxi, anti hero, pickpocket, memory, cell phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria

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Most similar movies to Man with the Screaming Brain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, suspenseful and scary films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, disorder, supernatural, danger and mad scientist mostly in Comedy, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Man with the Screaming Brain: Fangs (2002), The Karate Dog (2005), Lucky (2004), Theodore Rex (1995), The Invisible Maniac (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.3
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Fangs (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Scottsville is a sleepy town, where the yearly apple blossom festival is usually the only 'memorable' event, so Police Chief Sam Taylor is furious when young cop Ally Parks -who comes from the big city- insists on investigating the death ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, police investigation, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, escapades, danger, dangerous animal, animal life, murder, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Karate Dog (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When LAPD computer expert Peter Fowler investigates the killing of an old man in Chinatown, he finds the only witness is his dog, Cho Cho. But Fowler soon discovers Cho Cho is the only dog in the world who can speak to humans... not only that, Cho ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: murder, master warrior, police detective, martial arts, animal life, partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, unlikely partners, goofy hero, vengeance, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.4
 445
Lucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ever have one of those lifetimes where nothing seems to go right? Failing cartoon writer, Millard Mudd, has sunk deep into one. Living hermit-like and existing on a strict alcohol diet, Mudd's world has collapsed. But one day everything changes ...
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, split personality, one more chance, crimes, unlikely partners, supernatural ability, writer's life, deadly, talking dog, graphic violence, strong sexual content, solitary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 2.4
 4K
Theodore Rex (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading them to a mad scientist bent on creating a new Armageddon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, murder, imaginary, law enforcement, unlikely partners, save the world, mad scientist, partners, buddies, danger, goofy hero, partners against crime ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Invisible Maniac (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An invisible scientist escapes from an asylum and teaches high-school physics to nubile teens.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, mad scientist, sexploitation, disorder, gory, psychopath, school, experiment gone awry, voyeurism, vengeance, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 990
Dr. Caligari (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr. Caligari, who says Mrs. Van Houten has a disease of the libido.
Style: cult film, psychotronic, semi serious, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: surrealism, mad scientist, doctors and patients, mental illness, experiment gone awry, obsession, mental institution, sexual relations, woman in danger, murder, plague, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 1K
Doppelganger (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hayasaki is an inventor working on an Artificial Body. It is not going well and he is stressed out and on the verge of being fired from the research division of his company. His doppelgänger appears to help him out of the rut he has created for ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, dark humor
Plot: murder, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, twins, deadly, danger, supernatural, stalking, obsession, vengeance, laboratory, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.5
 377
Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, rough, semi serious, scary, humorous
Plot: zombie, mortician, chaos, deadly, mad scientist, supernatural, vengeance, experiment gone awry, gory, rivalry, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Big Monster on Campus (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A student receives a serial killer's brain in a transplant after being thrown into a pool with no water in it
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, scary, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, serial killer, brain transplant, social misfits, crimes, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, teenage life, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, disorder, laboratory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Trail of the Screaming Forehead (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small town infestation of crawling alien foreheads that begin attaching to people and taking them over collides with a scientist's experiments to extract foreheadazine and things go horribly horribly wrong.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: evil alien, save the world, mad scientist, save the planet, supernatural, alien encounter, rivalry, disorder, deadly, heroes, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 448
Alien Opponent (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The owner of a small-town junkyard offers a cash reward to whomever can kill her uninvited, space-suited alien guest when its spacecraft crash-lands into her barn. Every wacko within 100 miles turns out, and before long, the junkyard is transformed ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: small town, alien encounter, heroes, space and aliens, danger, deadly, crimes, space travel, battle zone, gory, human versus alien, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Revenge for Jolly! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Harry (Brian Petsos) is having a very, very bad day. He returns home from an all-night drinking binge with his cousin Cecil (Oscar Issac), to discover that his little dog Jolly...Harry's one true love and the source of light in his dark, ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: revenge, dead dog, track down, partners, farce, deadly, murderous pair, murder, sociopath, violence, disorder, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Doctor Hackenstein (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Hackenstein is a genial but somewhat misguided scientist. He murders the locals for their body parts, but it's not for power or scientific research; he just needs them to put his wife back together.
Style: scary, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, supernatural, crimes, dealing with death, danger, deadly, disorder, mutant, gory, mental illness, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Killer Drag Queens on Dope (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Killer Drag Queens on Dope is the wild story of Ginger and Coco, two dolls with a little secret... They're contract killers who work for a one-eyed lunatic named Uncle A. Half the cutthroats in town are trying to kill them, the other half are ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, surreal, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, obsession, gender bending, showbiz, disorder, deadly, crimes, partners, chases and races, female impersonator, stoners ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 2K
Kiss Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, teaching the ways of the world, unlikely partners, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, power relations, club, gunfight, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 255
Death Kappa (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When military experiments go haywire and trigger an atomic bomb, the consequences are of epic proportions. A monster arrives in the midst of the nuclear fallout, and Japan's defenses are helpless against it. Mankind's only savior is an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: save the day, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, rivalry, mad scientist, supernatural, escapades, disorder, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Million Dollar Duck (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Professor Dooley takes home a duck from his research laboratory as a toy for his son, but soon finds out that it lays golden eggs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: duck, professor, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, odd couple, partners, laboratory, gold, research laboratory, stereotypes, treasure hunt ...
Place: australia, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of trannies are violently bashed and left for dead. The surviving ladies regain consciousness, confidence, and courage ready to seek out revenge on the ones who attacked them.
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, psychological ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, deadly, strong violent content, small town, left for dead, life is a bitch, transsexual, gender, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.0
 3K
Freakdog (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young doctor in a US hospital administers a powerful and untested cocktail of drugs to a coma victim. But instead of curing him, it triggers a powerful "out-of-body" experience and enables the patient - a depraved and dangerous loner - ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, ghost, experiment gone awry, revenge, hospital, loner, coma, bar, morgue, supernatural, mental institution, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Cars That Eat People (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the death of his brother on the road, unemployed and unstable drifter Arthur Waldo stays for a while in the rural Australian town of Paris as the guest of the mayor, who hopes he will become a permanent member of the Paris population. Arthur ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: small town, mad scientist, supernatural, murder, crash, tourist, hospital, car accident, experiment gone awry, cons and scams, chaos and mayhem, small town life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 416
The Janitor (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lionel is a custodian that longs for more. Bombarded with daily disrespect and insults from his co-workers, Lionel sets on a path of revenge and begins to brutally murder everyone in his path.
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, vengeance, friendship, murder, rivalry, deadly, crimes, college life, violence spree, sexual relations, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 930
Monsturd (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A serial killer mutates with a chemical inside a sewer, to become a monster made of human waste just as the FBI and police are onto him.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, serial killer, laboratory, experiment gone awry, mutant, psychopath, supernatural, crimes, danger, toxic waste ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dead & Breakfast (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six friends on a road trip stop for the night at a bed and breakfast in the sleepy town of Lovelock. After a night that leaves both the inn's owner and chef dead, the gang finds themselves under suspicion by the local sheriff. But that's ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, murder, supernatural, fish out of water, danger, crimes, deadly, gory, small town, investigation, murder investigation, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.8
 57K
The Animal (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When loser Marvin Mange is involved in a horrible car accident, he's brought back to life by a deranged scientist as half man and half animal. His newfound powers are awesome -- but their adverse side effects could take over his life. Now, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mad scientist, organ donation, experiment gone awry, police investigation, animal life, goofy hero, partners, man beast, flirting, car accident, police officer, animals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Stranger Than Fiction (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lives spiral out of control when four friends cover up a murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, friendship, betrayal, buddies, who to trust, homeless, corpse, crimes, deadly, small town, friends, car ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 515
Shock Value (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Struggling 'B' movie Director blackmails a serial killer to be the star of his next film.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, manipulation, crimes, manipulations, unlikely partners, fish out of water, deadly, witnessing a crime, criminal heroes, psychopath, film making ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 37
The Sublet (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: WALTER is lonely. He is 71 and has no friends. He lives in a small apartment in Upper West Side in Manhattan and every morning he goes through the same monotonous routine: pills, fiber, canned food, cleaning, TV and the book with all his expenses. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, misfit, life turned upside down, crimes, social misfits, golden years, dull life, disorder, money, unlikely partners, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 11K
The Revenant (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A horror movie/buddy comedy about Joey and his undead friend Bart who comes back from the dead as a revenant: an articulate zombie that needs to drink blood to arrest the decomposition of his body.
Style: exciting, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: back from the dead, zombie, supernatural, imaginary, partners, vigilante, deadly, vampire, criminal heroes, survival, vigilantism, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 2K
Camouflage (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marty Mackenzie is an unsuccessful stage actor who takes an interest in private investigating. He takes a job working with Jack Potter, a crusty private eye. They both take a case in Beaver Ridge, a seedy small town where a murder is being planned ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, who done it, murder, private detective, partners, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, silly humor, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Gingerdead Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: An evil yet adorable Gingerbread man comes to life with the soul of a convicted killer, and this real life cookie monster wreaks havoc on the girl who sent the killer to the electric chair.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, not serious, christmas horror, fairy tale
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, vengeance, reincarnation, deadly creature, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, gory, electric chair, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%