Movies like Night of the Comet

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Night of the Comet (1984)
 6.4
 19K
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, suspenseful, tense, humorous, semi serious, cult film, nostalgic, weird, light, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, survival, end of the world, mad scientist, save the world, danger, chaos, comet, catastrophe, chase, vestiges of humanity, apocalypse, elevator, isolation, teenage life, heroes, family relations, good versus evil, asteroids and comets, chases and races, escapades, deadly, siblings relations, collision ...
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 humorous, scary, suspenseful and cult film films with plots about zombie, danger, deadly, gory, survival, supernatural and violence mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Night of the Comet: Maximum Overdrive (1986), Chopping Mall (1986), Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988), Return of the Living Dead II (1988), Critters (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: truck, objects come to life, survival, hostage, siege, supernatural, danger, hostages, heroic mission, race against time, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina, usa
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100%
 5.6
 12K
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, party, technology gone awry, gory, society, deadly, danger, a.i., race against time, robot, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, scary, suspenseful, dark humor, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, parody, heroic mission, survival, save the day, save the world, danger, youth, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, gory, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, slasher, deadly, escapades, parody, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, bounty hunter, outer space, creature, chaos, danger, small town, family in danger, misfit, intergalactic, explosion, cat ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: rough, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: survival, zombie, save the world, chaos, apocalypse, danger, virus, comedy team, human flesh, heroes, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, sexy, suspenseful, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: strip club, zombie, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly virus, violence, chaos, plague, race against time, nothing goes right, supernatural, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, gory, apocalypse, supernatural, orphan, survival, vampire, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, mortician, back from the dead, punk, cannibalism, nuclear, monster, nudity (full frontal - brief), crematorium, living dead, undead, attic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, kentucky, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspenseful, not serious, macabre, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: parasite, alien, axe, zombie, survival, monster, violence, undead, teenager, police, college, corpse ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 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, disturbing, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, prison, insanity, convict, experiment, danger, violence, doctor, laboratory, survival, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 521K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, 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: funny, dark humor, absurd, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, road trip, danger, plague, chaos and mayhem, parody, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, hollywood star
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, store, friendship, shopping mall, survival, chaos, supernatural, danger, deadly, plague, bio weapon, cannibalism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, plague, plastic surgeon, supernatural, escapades, a.i., apocalypse, survival, danger, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dance of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, humorous, scary, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, back from the dead, prom, gory, supernatural, save the day, anti hero, unlikely couple, anti heroes, violence, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 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, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, deadly creature, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, danger, bio weapon, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, year 1992, 90s, 1990s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 13K
Undead (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, 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, humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, survival, small town, plague, danger, save the world, isolation, apocalypse, comet, anti hero, invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Slime People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, tense, psychotronic
Plot: survival, mutant, heroes, danger, supernatural, deadly, save the world, deadly creature, chaos, battles, apocalypse, airport ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.9
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Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, rough, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, resort, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
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: bleak, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague, survival, chaos, rescue, escapades, deadly creature, deadly, race against time, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 57K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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: cult film, dark humor, humorous, sinister, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, bodies, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, strangulation, graphic violence, danger, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, massachusetts, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 14K
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: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bounty hunter, small town, evil alien, dog, easter, alien, pitchfork, space and aliens, creature, catastrophe, survival, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, survival, farm, gory, disorder, deadly, escapades, space and aliens, deadly creature, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, mutant, halloween, teenager, reanimated corpse, blood splatter, severed head, experiment, flamethrower, corpse, mutation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Silent Night, Zombie Night (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A week before Christmas a viral outbreak turns the citizens of Los Angeles into the walking dead. On the brink of severing ties with both his wife and longtime partner, L.A.P.D. officer Frank Talbot finds himself trapped with them. As death closes ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, christmas horror, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, love triangle, chaos, danger, escapades, virus, christmas, murder, violence, police station, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 121K
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: suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, desert, deadly creature, rescue, survival, creature feature, human versus monster, danger, stranded, mutant, small town, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, UK, Japan, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: post apocalypse, end of the world, post apocalyptic, chaos, female fighter, zombie apocalypse, strong female lead, apocalypse, zombie, female warrior, bio weapon, survival horror ...
Time: future
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Man's Best Friend (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A dog turns from man's best friend into man's worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer dog, mad scientist, chase, anti heroes, dog, dangerous animal, survival, gory, supernatural, danger, anti hero, laboratory ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 2K
Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, gory, supernatural, crimes, escapades, danger, deadly, missing person, death, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: vampire comedy, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vampire, zombie, supernatural, small town, teenager, alien, save the day, nerd, evil alien, parody, apocalypse, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%