Movies like Mimic

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Mimic (1997)
 6.0
 46K
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, suspense, psychotronic, light, humorous, macabre, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Plot: cockroach, virus, experiment gone awry, mutation, animal horror, scientist, insect, deadly creature, mutant, evolution, genetic engineering, eaten alive, disappearance, husband wife relationship, entomologist, gene manipulation, blood, epidemic, disease, tunnel, sewer, nest, gory, plague, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, usa

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Most similar movies to Mimic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, escapades, experiment gone awry, deadly creature and gory mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mimic: The Fly (1986), Mansquito (2005), The Nest (1987), Carnosaur (1993), Species (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 159K
The Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, 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, suspense, atmospheric, rough, psychological ...
Plot: science, mutant, experiment, scientist, mad scientist, tragic love, mutation, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, nightmare, research, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 2K
Mansquito (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, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, experiment gone awry, danger, supernatural, swat, track down, transformation, virus, escaped prisoner, police investigation, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 2K
The Nest (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: cockroach, mutant, experiment, experiment gone awry, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, island, insect, scientist, gory, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.6
 5K
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, school, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, rescue, plague, high school, survival, psychopath, mutation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dinosaur, deadly creature, chaos, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, dangerous animal, gory, disorder, extinction ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 74K
Species (1995)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1993, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. The result is Sil, a sensual but deadly creature who can change from ...
Style: scary, futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, femme fatale, cocoon, cloning, danger, dna, interspecies sex, genetic engineering, scientist, on the run, breeding, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: space travel, breeding, outer space, cloning, mercenary, evil alien, scientist, alien, androids, survival, human host, flamethrower ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 2K
They Nest (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After freezing up under pressure in the emergency room, Dr. Cahill decides to spend a few months unwinding on a little Maine island where he immediately gets off on the wrong foot with the locals. Meanwhile, a body has washed up on shore infested ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: cockroach, island, experiment gone awry, survival, plague, deadly creature, mad scientist, rescue, dangerous animal, deadly, family in danger, isolation ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, new england, boston, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, laboratory, planet, genetics, isolation, dangerous animal, danger, space and aliens, battles, chaos ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspenseful, intense, absurd, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: raped by monster, contamination, rape, experiment gone awry, survival, fisherman, mad scientist, deadly creature, mutation, deadly, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.9
 2K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, bio weapon, danger, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, 1990s, near future, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
 2K
Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A top secret experiment intended to produce a superhuman has gone terribly wrong. Now the creators, trapped in a remote desert outpost, are being pursued ruthlessly by their creation. With the door sealed from within, there is no way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: desert, supernatural, deadly creature, gory, mutant, confined, experiment gone awry, danger, superhuman powers, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 23K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 653
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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, rivalry, track down, murder, danger, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, plague, dangerous animal, mutant ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 7K
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, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, mutant, investigation, baby, gory, deadly creature, supernatural, family in danger, isolation, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, santa monica california, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, investigation, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 122K
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, evil alien, deadly creature, alien encounter, alien invasion, space and aliens, gory, danger, chase, survival, mission gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 25K
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, human versus monster, beast, museum, police investigation, deadly creature, deadly, anthropologist, gory, supernatural, survival, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Terror Within (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experiments in biological warfare have destroyed all but a few remnants of the human race. Alone in a lab, eight students work feverishly to create a vaccine before they are forced outside in search for food. It is then that the surviving scientists ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster rape, mutant, laboratory, desert, survival, rescue, deadly creature, danger, apocalypse, isolation, plague, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.1
 921
Watchers II (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, heroes, pets, escapades, danger, imaginary, buddies, supernatural ability, deadly creature, deadly, gory, mutant ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, demon, gory, heroic mission, supernatural, deadly creature, space station, supernatural ability, master villain, danger, save the world ...
Time: future, 18th century, 90s, 1780s, year 1996 ...
Place: europe, france, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Style: suspenseful, serious, absurd, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, giant animal, gene manipulation, experiment gone awry, rabbit, deadly, heroes, dangerous animal, mad scientist, danger, chaos, mutation ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 739
Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bio weapon, alien, rescue, mutant, technology gone awry, alien encounter, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, danger, rivalry, secret project ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: suspenseful, scary, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, genetics, survival, experiment, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, transformation, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, super soldier, soldier, deadly creature, danger, deadly, technology gone awry, terrorism, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: rough, scary, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: mutant, island, survival, isolation, rescue, danger, investigation, deadly, mind game, experiment gone awry, murder, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, survival, mutant, small town, deadly creature, danger, deadly, experiment gone awry, chaos, plague, toxic, toxic waste ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.0
 10K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, save the day, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, chaos, danger, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, genetic engineering, deadly, deadly creature, zombie, secret project, giant lizard ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Psychic Experiment (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A idyllic, small, self-sufficient community. On the surface, it seems like the perfect neighborhood. Everything you could possibly need is within walking distance. But...the pastoral exterior conceals a dark past and an even darker secret. As a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, danger, mad scientist, chaos, deadly, small town, supernatural, small community, dark secret, survival, under the surface, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%