Movies like Mimic

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Mimic (1997)
 6.0
 53K
Mimic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one generation, but three years later Susan finds out that the species has survived and evolved into a large, gruesome monster that can mimic human form.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, natural horror, ridiculous, psychological, tense, light, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: insect, cockroach, virus, mutant, monster, tunnel, entomologist, suspense, creature, experiment gone awry, disease, giant insect, alien, scientist, creature feature, eaten alive, epidemic, evolution, deadly creature, autism, father son relationship, metamorphosis, mutation, apocalypse, giant monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, manhattan, new york city

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Most similar movies to Mimic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, splatter and cult film films with plots about monster, deadly, suspense, supernatural, catastrophe, gory and transformation mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mimic: The Thing (2011), The Relic (1997), Slither (2006), Splinter (2008), Phantoms (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 136K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
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, atmospheric, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, alien invasion, evil alien, chase, alien encounter, suspense, survival horror, death, space and aliens, survival ...
Time: future, year 1982, 80s, 21st century
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 29K
The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, 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, exciting, serious, splatter ...
Plot: monster, supernatural, creature feature, human versus monster, museum, violence, fear, police investigation, superstition, deadly creature, beast, creature ...
Time: 90s, jurassic
Place: chicago illinois, brazil, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 84K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.
Style: scary, entertaining, funny, splatter, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, monster, parasite, suspense, zombie, alien invasion, dark humor, zombie attack, mutant, small town, macabre, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 2005, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 39K
Splinter (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: scary, psychological, bloody, splatter, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: creature, infected, macabre, infection, monster, zombie, virus, parasite, death, suspense, supernatural, transformation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.5
 6K
Mimic 2 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a cockroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a species of "Judas" bugs and introduced them into the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, natural horror, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, mutant, school, child in peril, supernatural ability, creature, mutation, plague, high school, good versus evil, survival, rescue ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 21K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, twist ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, small town, military, apocalypse, suspense, hotel, survival, extinction, good versus evil, creature feature, disaster ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 11K
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, suspenseful, rough, campy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bat, mad scientist, small town, disaster, supernatural, monster, mutation, survival, animal attack, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, save the day ...
Time: jurassic, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 188K
The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Seth Brundle makes a huge scientific and technological breakthrough in teleportation, he decides to test it on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a common housefly manages to get inside the device and the two become one.
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: suspense, experiment, scientist, mad scientist, body horror, science, mutant, transformation, macabre, mutation, teleportation, genetics ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 38K
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, futuristic, natural horror, perverse ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, sea monster, deadly creature, tentacle, suspense, creature feature, ship, ocean, creature, catastrophe, survival, sea ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 115K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: rough, splatter, futuristic, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, mars, deadly creature, zombie, alien, military, creature, virus, suspense, video game, marines, genetics ...
Time: future, 2040s, jurassic, 2020s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 23K
Hidden (2015)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, virus, quarantine, survival, epidemic, father daughter relationship, suspense, underground, murder, bomb shelter, plot twist, nightmare ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 2K
Mosquito Man (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, perverse, natural horror ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mosquito, insect, monster, supernatural, suspense, experiment gone awry, swat team, track down, transformation, virus, escaped prisoner, scientist ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: monster, dinosaur, mad scientist, mutant, virus, genetics, chaos, deadly creature, disorder, dangerous animal, extinction, kaiju ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, prehistoric times, jurassic
Place: washington d.c., nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.0
 3K
Parasite (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Paul Dean has created a deadly parasite that is now attached to his stomach. He and his female companion, Patricia Welles, must find a way to destroy it while also trying to avoid Ricus, his rednecks, and an evil government agent named Merchant.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, save the world, monster, survival, future dystopia, alien, bio weapon, plague, suspense, desert ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1992, 90s, near future
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Alien Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, splatter, bleak ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space, monster, distopia, space and aliens, evil alien, strong female lead, apocalypse, suspense, robot, creature ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 6.6
 28K
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: scary, suspenseful, sexy, surreal, intense ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, supernatural, transformation, macabre, monster, experiment, zombie, laboratory, another dimension, mutant, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 2K
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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, intense, dark, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, monster, suspense, genetics, laboratory, mad scientist, murder, death, creature, secrets, transformation, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, intense, suspenseful, slasher, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: exploitation, rape, raped by monster, monster, sea monster, survival, female nudity, fishing village, mad scientist, animal attack, fisherman, creature feature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 41K
V/H/S/2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Inside a darkened house looms a column of TVs littered with VHS tapes, a pagan shrine to forgotten analog gods. The screens crackle and pop endlessly with monochrome vistas of static white noise permeating the brain and fogging concentration. But ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, supernatural, suspense, zombie, monster, macabre, ghost, murder, evil, videotaping, violence, alien abduction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 8K
It's Alive (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
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 ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, monster, serial killer, isolation, body horror, macabre, mutant, paranoia, catastrophe, investigation, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, santa monica california, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, stylized, rough, intense, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, adult
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, virus, suspense, small town, survival, quarantine, survival horror, epidemic, transformation, brutality, soldier ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, surreal, campy ...
Plot: mad scientist, mad doctor, laboratory, cult, monster, zombie, experiment, macabre, surgery, woman in danger, experiment gone awry, stripper ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: scary, slasher, bloody, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, torture, macabre, supernatural, violence, space, monster, afterlife, good versus evil, visceral, suspense, transformation ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 1780s, year 1996, 20th century ...
Place: france, manhattan new york city, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 75K
Quarantine (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: quarantine, zombie, virus, found footage, survival, infection, graphic violence, suspense, supernatural, monster, macabre, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 318K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: atmospheric, twist ending, psychological, scary, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, apocalypse, suspense, religious fanatic, fear, creature, small town, macabre, spider, twists and turns, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Empire of the Ants (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sleazy scam artist Joan Collins tries to sell phony real estate deals down in the Florida everglades. What she and her unsuspecting buyers don't know is the area has been taken over by giant ants!
Style: scary, intense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, disaster, ant, giant insect, technology, real estate, giant monster, deadly creature, mutant, dangerous animal, toxic ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, everglades, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Kingdom of the Spiders (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his town lies in the path of hoards of migrating tarantulas. Before he can take action, the streets are overrun by killer spiders, trapping a small group ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, intense, harsh, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spider, death, creature feature, tarantula, monster, plague, amateur detective, chaos, dangerous animal, investigation, family in danger, animal attack ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 28K
The Bay (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: scary, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infection, parasite, found footage, monster, disaster, suspense, plague, virus, apocalypse, ecological disaster, infected, small town ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: maryland, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, campy, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, genetics, experiment, mutant, rebellion, chaos and mayhem, mutation, survival, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, stranded, monster ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010, future, 21st century
Place: indonesia, pacific ocean, fictional island
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 17K
The Stuff (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Weird yummy goo erupts from the earth and is discovered by a couple of miners. They taste it and decide to market it because it tastes so good. The American public literally eats up the new dessert sensation now known as the Stuff but, ...
Style: slasher, campy, satirical, absurd, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, addiction, monster, cult, transformation, advertising, conspiracy, discovery, campaign, rivalry, mutation, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%