Movies like Night of the Comet

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Night of the Comet (1984)
 6.4
 16K
Night of the Comet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous "think tank," karate chop their way through flesh-eating zombies, and, of course, find time to go to the mall.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, light, clever, satirical, sexy, absurd, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, survival, end of the world, chase, comet, elevator, teenage life, heroes, family relations, save the world, good versus evil, asteroids and comets, danger, chases and races, chaos, vestiges of humanity, escapades, deadly, siblings relations, collision, woman in danger, worldwide chaos, mad scientist, blood ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california

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Most similar movies to Night of the Comet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about zombie, deadly, gory, danger, blood, survival and violence mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Night of the Comet: Chopping Mall (1986), Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988), Return of the Living Dead II (1988), The Stuff (1985), Maximum Overdrive (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chopping Mall (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of teenagers that work at the mall all get together for a late night party in one of the stores. When the mall goes on lock down before they can get out, the robot security system activates after a malfunction and goes on a killing spree. ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: robot, sex, murder, survival, shopping mall, party, remote control, laser, slasher, gory, a.i., crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: scary, humorous, offbeat, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, good versus evil, ufo, evil alien, punk, shadow puppet, clown, ice cream truck, net, evil clown, parody, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, undead, gory, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, escapades, danger, chaos, deadly creature, nosy, plague ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: scary, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher killer, alien, monster, zombie, serial killer, violence, survival, axe, college, sorority, police, murder ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1986, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 11K
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: biting, witty, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, addiction, advertising, explosion, scientist, secret, deadly, rivalry, chaos, chaos and mayhem, special agents, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a comet passes close to the earth, machines all over the world come alive and go on homicidal rampages. A group of people at a desolate truck stop are held hostage by a gang of homicidal 18-wheelers. The frightened people set out to defeat the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, adaptation directed by original author ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, comet, exploding truck, exploding gasoline station, arcade, siege, truck, gas station, supernatural, zombie, chases and races, hostages ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 12K
Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A quaint Australian fishing village is overcome by meteorites that turn its residents into the ravenous undead, leaving a small group of those unharmed to find a way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, small town, plague, danger, save the world, apocalypse, comet, back from the dead, farmhouse, eaten alive, zombie attack ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, cannibalism, mortician, back from the dead, warehouse, crematorium, attic, undead, walking dead, cemetery, paramedic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, kentucky, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Zombie Strippers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a secret government re-animation chemo-virus gets released into conservative Sartre, Nebraska and lands in an underground strip club. As the virus begins to spread, turning the strippers into "Super Zombie ...
Style: sexy, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, lap dance, strip club, splatter, violence, disorder, government agency, deadly virus, deadly, chaos, supernatural, race against time ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 17K
Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: summer camp, deadly creature, survival, piranha, danger, rescue, resort, race against time, experiment, deadly, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 28K
Critters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bounty hunter, outer space, alien, small town, danger, chaos, creature, exploding house, sheriff, explosion, toilet, spacecraft ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, gory, apocalypse, supernatural, survival, deadly, small town life, leadership, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.6
 452K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, funny, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, survival, apocalypse, danger, road trip, chaos and mayhem, killings, parody, amusement park, young heroes, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, cross country, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Once again tampering with mother nature to disastrous results, Dr. Herbert West continues his research while serving time in a maximum security prison for his previous exploits. West's limited prison-cell experiments are suddenly interrupted by ...
Style: dark humor, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, prison, gore, violence, insanity, danger, experiment, convict, nurse, doctor, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, supernatural, heroes, deadly, military life, disorder, gory, danger, farm, countryside, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Freaks of Nature (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, funny, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, zombie, small town, teenager, alien, supernatural, unlikely partners, save the day, evil alien, parody, apocalypse, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 12K
Critters 2 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover's Bend and, before long, the ferocious furballs are on the rampage again.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, scary, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, bounty hunter, dog, egg, pitchfork, easter, spacecraft, alien, survival, mad scientist, countryside, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 107K
Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, monster, survival, desert, rescue, small town, danger, creature feature, tentacle, gory, siege, stranded ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 2K
Bio-Zombie (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A soft drink tainted with bio-chemicals has the power to turn people into flesh-eating zombies.
Style: rough, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, store, friendship, chases and races, bio weapon, gory, heroes, disorder, deadly, survival, danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
C.H.U.D. II - Bud the Chud (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A military experiment to create a race of super-warriors go awry, and legions of murderous zombies are unleased upon a surburan neighborhood.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, halloween, flamethrower, experiment, severed head, mutation, pitchfork, mutant, reanimated corpse, corpse, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Last of the Living (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A contagious virus is turning everyone into zombies, and the only hope for survival lies in the hands of three couch potatoes.
Style: scary, offbeat, rough, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: save the world, survival, zombie, danger, apocalypse, heroes, deadly, escapades, chaos, supernatural, kicked in the head, cure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robert Morgan is the last man on earth, as far as he can tell. A plague killed everyone else on the planet several years ago. He was immune to it, and can only guess why. Vampires that were formerly human attack Morgan's home every night
Style: atmospheric, bleak, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, plague, apocalypse, zombie, vampire, survival, end of the world, blood, blood transfusion, new car, steak, disease ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 29K
Cursed (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, captivating, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, transformation, supernatural, supernatural ability, deadly creature, siblings relations, danger, youth, gory, curses spells and rituals, high school, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 49K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: humorous, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, overdose, zombie, decapitation, bodies, splatter, death, hospital, insanity, strangulation, danger, surgical operation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: medical school, europe, austria, campus, massachusetts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dead & Deader (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lt. Bobby Quinn is a Special Forces commando killed during a recon mission in the Cambodian jungle. But when Quinn interrupts his own stateside autopsy, he discovers that the rest of his dead squad has been resurrected with a ravenous apetite for ...
Style: rough, scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, hangar, gas explosion, plastic surgeon, infection, plague, soldier, car chase, rivalry, heroes, disorder, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Monster in the Closet (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After several people and a dog are found dead in their closets a "mild-mannered" reporter, a college professor, her son and a befuddled professor band together to uncover the mystery but not without involving the U.S. Army and mass panic.
Style: humorous, scary, offbeat, not serious
Plot: journalism, survival, murder, parody, prodigy, danger, escapades, deadly creature, deadly, experiment, child in peril, gadget ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 10K
Critters 3 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In what appears to be a cross between Critters and The Towering Inferno, the residents of a shoddy L.A. apartment block are chased up to the roof by hoards of the eponymous hairy horrors.
Style: humorous, scary, offbeat, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laser, alien, fire, hologram, deadly, disorder, heroes, alien encounter, danger, bounty hunter, save the world, survival ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dance of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With Prom only hours away, the usual suspects of Cosa High (Cheerleaders, geeks, bad boys and the happy-go-lucky student council alike) are preoccupied with the annual rituals of teendom. On the night of the big dance when the dead unexpectedly rise ...
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, prom, back from the dead, gory, supernatural, save the day, unlikely couple, anti heroes, violence, survival, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers who, in an attempt to rescue their friend from an evil corporation, end up releasing a horde of blood thirsty zombies.
Style: scary, humorous, bleak, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, living dead, undead, gore, danger, youth, survival, race against time, supernatural, chaos, deadly creature, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 69K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
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: dark humor, disturbing, entertaining, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, parasite, apocalypse, monster, alien invasion, transformation, save the day, alien, zombie, violence, husband wife relationship, meteor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%