Movies like New Alcatraz

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New Alcatraz (2001)
 3.3
 2K
New Alcatraz (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Paleontologist Robert Trenton (Dean Cain) is called to Northeastern Antarctica near the Indian Ocean to help the FBI build an underground maximum-security military base and prison for the world's most dangerous criminals and terrorists. The prison is dubbed "New Alcatraz" by the staff. While building the prison, the staff accidentally awaken and unleash a prehistoric Boa Constrictor from its 200 year hibernation. The snake escapes unnoticed until the staff notice a massive hole chewed in the five-foot thick concrete walls. Soon, the staff, and prisoners begin disappearing as they are brutally hunted and eaten by the snake. The FBI agents, Trenton and the rest of the prisoners try to escape, but are hampered as they don't have many weapons. They begin to give up hope as most of the survivors die. However, Trenton manages to blow up the snake underground before escaping to the surface with the only other survivor being his wife.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, prison, survival, confined, danger, ancient mystery, isolation, deadly creature, chases and races, escape, giant snake, animal horror, supernatural, escapades, deadly, airplane, soldier, gun, professor, prisoner, mercy killing, tunnel, machine gun, explosion, female prisoner ...
Time: prehistoric times
Place: antarctica, south pole, antarctic

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, escapades and dangerous animal mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like New Alcatraz: Snakes on a Train (2006), Arctic Predator (2010), The Cave (2005), Silent Venom (2009), Python (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Snakes on a Train (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Under a powerful Mayan curse, snakes are hatched inside a young woman, slowly devouring her from within. Her only chance for survival is a powerful shaman who lives across the border. With only hours to live, she jumps on a train headed for Los ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, curse, train, survival, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, danger, confined, supernatural, giant snake, human becoming an animal, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Arctic Predator (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A team searching for a long-lost ship in the Arctic unwittingly unleash an alien creature that looks like it's made of ice.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, survival, isolation, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, deadly, treasure hunt, frozen body, autopsy, adventure, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, year 2010, 1800s
Place: antarctica, antarctic
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Lockjaw: Rise of the Kulev Serpent (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the countryside, the boy Alan and his friend Becky steal a creepy wooden box with a powerful voodoo stick inside from his voodooistic neighbor. When the boy draws with the stick, his drunken father is attacked by a snake and vanishes. Years ...
Style: rough, scary, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, snake, giant snake, deadly creature, danger, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, eaten alive, giant animal, group of friends, characters killed one by one, hit and run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.1
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The Cave (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Mexico
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cave, deadly creature, survival, danger, diver, supernatural, parasite, mutation, adventure, deadly, confined, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2000s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: snake, underwater, adventure, submarine, survival, mutant, underwater scene, military, race against time, save the day, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, korea, asia, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Python (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sleepy New Haven California is a small town with a big problem. A sixty foot slithering horror has arrived and shattered the town's tranquillity on it's path of death and destruction... Growing violent and more savage with each attack the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: snake, dangerous animal, giant snake, scientist, python, deadly creature, race against time, danger, experiment gone awry, military, chaos and mayhem, small town life ...
Time: 90s
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Deep Shock (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When an unknown underwater object disables an American nuclear-powered submarine and attacks a submerged Arctic research complex, a scientific expedition flies to the North Pole to investigate these incidents as well as the sudden, inexplicable rise ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 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 ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 2.5
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Raptor Island (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of terrorist-fighting Naval officers in the South China Sea finds their struggle against the enemy taking a backseat to the fight of their lives when an horde of creatures thought to be extinct for millions of years descend upon them in an ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, soldier, tyrannosaurus rex, battles, danger, military, deadly creature, chaos, survival, heroes, deadly, ancient mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.0
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Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, isolation, deadly, confined, storage unit, graphic violence, prostitute, homeless, stalker
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Attack of the Sabertooth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Fiji islands, the greedy and unscrupulous owner of the Valalola Resort Primal Park invites investors and guests for an opening party of his compound composed of hotel and zoo aiming to find partners for his discoveries. When a bunch of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: animal horror, survival, isolation, chaos, dangerous animal, danger, race against time, college, heroic mission, theme park, cloning, heroes ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.3
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Vipers (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vipers is a 2008 film directed by Bill Corcoran. It stars Tara Reid and Corbin Bernsen. It premiered on the Sci Fi Channel on September 21, 2008, and was released on DVD on September 23, 2008. A set of vipers has been taken by the scientists, and ...
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sea monster, ocean or sea, monster, deadly creature, isolation, survival, escapades, confined, danger, rescue, forces of nature, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Anacondas: Trail of Blood (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A genetically created Anaconda, cut in half, regenerates itself into two aggressive giant snakes, due to the Blood Orchid.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, surprise ending, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.4
 2K
The Blackout (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve, the city goes dark, and the few remaining tenants of The Ravenwood find themselves trapped in their building. And they are not alone.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, christmas horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: characters killed one by one, isolation, survival, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, confined, monster, creature, invasion, husband wife relationship, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.3
 757
Snake Island (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of American tourists heading down an African river make a brief stop at Snake Island, an island that has been virtually abandoned for years. When they end up getting trapped on the island overnight, they find thousands of deadly snakes ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, captivating, low-budget
Plot: snake, snake bite, island, giant snake, isolation, survival, adventure, heroes, confined, danger, leadership, poison ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Slayer (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite commando squad led by longtime soldier buddies Hawk and Grives run afoul of lethal and powerful vampires in a South American rain forest. Grieves gets turned into a vampire and becomes leader of a savage roving herd. Moreover, Hawk has to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Circulation (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film is about reincarnation and takes place in a purgatory where the dead still have human form and the world around them looks the same as the living world. However, the people living in this purgatory start to develop animal instincts. Gene, a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural, isolation, survival, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, deadly creature, animal life, purgatory, travel, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.9
 987
Venomous (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mutant snakes survived a terrorist attack on a government laboratory, and they now threaten the town of Santa Mira Springs, California. Seismic activity has brought snakes to the surface, where residents are being bitten. Victims can transmit the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, small town, dangerous animal, epidemic, survival, plague, race against time, deadly creature, heroic mission, undercover, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Island of the Dead (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Stranded on a deserted island, a group of people struggle to survive against a swarm of supernatural flies.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: island, supernatural, confined, survival, isolation, deadly, deadly creature, danger, dangerous animal, siege, personal assistant, stranded on an island ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
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Alien Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, suspense, intense ...
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Time: contemporary, 80s, future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: shark, underwater scene, underwater, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, heroic mission, survival, deadly, rescue, race against time, danger, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Deadly Descent: The Abominable Snowman (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friends go on a snowy adventure and come face to face with a deadly creature.
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: skiing, mountain, deadly creature, danger, isolation, survival, friendship, supernatural, deadly, missing person, violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Interceptor Force 2 (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a new team of specially trained government soldiers called an Interception Team contend with the latest hostile alien encounter. When an alien scout ship crashes in eastern Russia, Sean Lambert and his elite force are ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: russia
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Project Viper (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Project Viper is a 2002 movie starring Patrick Muldoon, Theresa Russell, Curtis Armstrong, Tamara Davies. The movie was directed by Jim Wynorski under the pseudonym "Jay Andrews." When a terrifying, bioengineered lifeform is stolen from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4K
Beneath (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six high school seniors celebrating with day's excursion find themselves on rowboat attacked by man-eating fish and must decide who must be sacrificed as they fight their way back to shore.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, isolation, confined, youth, deadly, danger, lake, buddies, trapped, deadly creature, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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