Movies like Mimic 2

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Mimic 2 (2001)
 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 environment, where they were to "mimic" the diseased roaches and infiltrate their grubby habitats. The plan worked until the bugs evolved to mimic their next prey.....humans! Just when they were all thought to be dead, the giant cockroaches are back, and this time they've mutated to take on human form!
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, child in peril, supernatural ability, supernatural, survival, plague, psychopath, good versus evil, high school, rescue, mutation, danger, deadly, mutant, cockroach, contests and competitions, stalking, dangerous animal, fall in love, experiment gone awry, chases and races, law enforcement, escapades, gory, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Mimic 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about deadly, danger, deadly creature, escapades, supernatural, experiment gone awry and survival mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mimic 2: They Crawl (2001), Rats (2003), Teenage Caveman (2002), Unseen Evil (2001), Mulberry Street (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, track down, rivalry, murder, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, plague, deadly, dangerous animal, mutant ...
Time: contemporary
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95%
 3.5
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Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: mental institution, dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, disorder, escapades, working undercover, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Teenage Caveman (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic future mankind is lives in a prehistoric manner. After killing his father for sexually assaulting his girlfriend, the son of a tribal leader runs away with a group of his teenage friends. They are taken in by Neil and Judith ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: caveman, survival, mutant, danger, life is a bitch, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, leadership, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, apocalypse ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.4
 267
Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, survival, escapades, danger, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, gory, betrayal, alien, store ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Mulberry Street (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, save the world, dangerous animal, plague, rat, danger, supernatural, mad scientist, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Mimic: Sentinel (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, police, supernatural, apocalypse, crimes, plague, psychopath, danger, mind game, serial killer, drug dealing, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, mutant, small town, deadly creature, danger, deadly, chaos, experiment gone awry, plague, toxic, sheriff ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, deadly, isolation, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, rescue, supernatural ability, escapades, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.9
 2K
The Rats (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: rat, dangerous animal, danger, deadly creature, gory, experiment gone awry, escapades, subway, hospital, isolation, survival, power outage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 47K
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 ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: cockroach, virus, insect, experiment gone awry, mutation, scientist, deadly creature, mutant, evolution, animal horror, genetic engineering, eaten alive ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.9
 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, rough, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, dangerous animal, deadly, save the day, danger, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 7K
Isolation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense, rough ...
Plot: infection, quarantine, survival, experiment gone awry, isolation, escapades, danger, deadly, race against time, genetic engineering, countryside, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: cockroach, island, experiment gone awry, survival, plague, dangerous animal, rescue, deadly creature, mad scientist, isolation, deadly, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, atlantic ocean, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 5K
Prophecy (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Savage beast, grown to monstrous size and driven mad by toxic wastes that are poisoning the waters, spreads terror and death on a Maine countryside.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, contamination, toxic, environmentalism, environmental, deadly, danger, rivalry, experiment gone awry, animal life, native american, creature feature ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, supernatural, danger, swat, track down, transformation, virus, escaped prisoner, police investigation, genetic engineering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.2
 2K
The Hive (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When ants, displaying never-before-seen behavior, seize an island, the controversial Thorax Team is called in to stop the massive threat, only to discover that the ants are controlled by something beyond this world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ant, island, invasion, eaten alive, survival, rescue, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly, escapades, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 2K
The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, gory, danger, escapades, deadly, experiment gone awry, social relations, abandoned mine, tentacle, mutant, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, investigation, deadly, danger, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Abominable (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man, crippled in an accident, returns to the woods after rehabilitation, certain that he'll not see Bigfoot again.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, slasher
Plot: sasquatch, supernatural, danger, legends and myths, survival, deadly creature, escapades, deadly, in the woods, cell phone, cave, bigfoot ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cancer-terminal tycoon Peter Murdoch's secret Wexel Hall Pharmaceuticals lab has developed a blood orchid extract cure. To examine why it works optimally in snakes, they also bread a super-anaconda strain. But the original pair escapes, leaving ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, snake, giant snake, dangerous animal, supernatural, danger, race against time, obsessive quest, experiment gone awry, plague, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, rivalry, race against time, mad scientist, save the world, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.8
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Python 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The beast is back.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, dangerous animal, undercover, rescue, survival, race against time, deadly, catastrophe, escapades, deadly creature, athlete's life, good versus evil ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, mind game, danger, deadly, investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 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, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, island, insect, scientist, chaos, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 4K
Tape 407 (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Survivors of an airplane crash find themselves within the borders of a government testing area and pursued by predators.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, deadly, government facility, government, creature, air disaster, eaten alive, found footage, hit by a car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dragon Fighter (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie begins in Southern England in the Middle Ages and then six knights are seen riding in horses towards a destroyed town. They see the remains of burned buildings and dead people until they come upon a mother and her dead baby. She quickly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dragon, survival, experiment gone awry, chaos, imaginary, danger, disorder, dangerous animal, heroes, deadly, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, save the world, rivalry, race against time, heroes, supernatural, survival, experiment gone awry, chases and races, zombie, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 620
The Hunt (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bow hunting enthusiast Jack Hamberg, his eight-year old stepson Clint and former news cameraman Atticus Monroe are on a mission to make a deer hunting video. All that is needed to complete the video is a "kill". Jack and Atticus ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, dark, scary ...
Plot: survival, hunting, manhunt, deadly, mystery, deadly creature, danger, wilderness, stalking, in the woods, government, alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 672
Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, chaos, danger, violence spree, experiment gone awry, isolation, deadly, survival, disorder, toxic ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.7
 668
Webs (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Richard Greico leads a team of electrical workers who stumble across a terrifying parallel universe. While investigating a strange power source in an abandoned building, the workers find themselves sucked into an underworld teeming with massive, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, parallel world, survival, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, supernatural, heroic mission, chaos, danger, escapades, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%