Movies like Parasite Eve

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Parasite Eve (1997)
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Parasite Eve
Original name: パラサイト・イヴ
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Toshiaki Nagashima is a biologist who is doing major research on mitochondria. When his beautiful young wife is tragically involved in a car accident which leaves her brain dead, in desperation he steals her liver from her body in order to recieve the mitochondria from it to resurrect his wife from the dead. The killer mitochondria takes the form of his assistant.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, mad scientist, zombie, chase, going straight, lovers on the run, track down, violence spree, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague, chases and races, biologist, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, imaginary, chaos, disorder, police investigation, reincarnation, mutant, life is a bitch, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: battleship

Most similar movies to Parasite Eve

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about supernatural, deadly, danger, escapades, chaos, experiment gone awry and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Parasite Eve: Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981), 28 Days Later... (2002), I Am Legend (2007), Proteus (1995), Alive (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Piranha Part Two: The Spawning
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of piranha fish whose lair is a sunken freighter ship off a Caribbean island resort.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, island, slasher, zombie, fish, gore, dangerous animal, death, deadly creature, resort, underwater, school ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   85%
 
28 Days Later...
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie, virus, gory, violence, hospital, brutality, end of the world, death, apocalypse, male nudity, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   99%
 
 7.2
 611K
I Am Legend
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, survival, apocalypse, loneliness, dog, sacrifice, cancer, chase, vampire, dystopic future, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, year 2012, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
 3.7
 936
Proteus
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Group of heroin smugglers finds shelter on abandoned oil rig after their ship had exploded. Soon they find that the oil rig was just cover for biological experiment. One of the results is Charlie - shape-shifting monster with ability to absorb the ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, laboratory, adventure, changing the past or future, beach, alien encounter, ocean or sea, experiment gone awry, save the planet ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   73%
 
 5.8
 1K
Alive
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tenshu is imprisoned and sentenced to death for murdering the men who raped his girlfriend. However, he manages to survive his execution and is presented with an option: face another execution attempt or subject himself to their bizarre and ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, survival, martial arts, vengeance, prison life, supernatural, adventure, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   75%
 
Man's Best Friend
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, gory, mad scientist, chase, laboratory, anti heroes, dangerous animal, genetics, deadly creature, animals, supernatural ability, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   64%
 
 3.9
 807
Venomous
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, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, dangerous animal, gory, laboratory, deadly creature, zombie, race against time, save the world, survival, snake, terrorism, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maryland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   73%
 
Teenage Caveman
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, gory, social misfits, vampire, zombie, survival, apocalypse, sex, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, plague ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   77%
 
 6.3
 443
Crossfire
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Junko was born with a type of ESP called pyrokinesis which she can use to incinerate anyone and anything at will. Junko is secretly in love with Kazuki, a young man who works with her. His sister is killed and a boy named Masaki suspected but the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, master villain, supernatural ability, vengeance, crimes, danger, gang, deadly, escapades, murder, rivalry, superhero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   57%
 
 5.4
 18K
Phantoms
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, monster, devil, brutality, supernatural ability, violence, death, hotel, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   63%
 
 4.3
 25K
Species II
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Having just returned from a mission to Mars, Commander Ross isn't exactly himself. He's slowly becoming a terrifying alien entity with one goal -- to procreate with human women! When countless women suffer gruesome deaths after bearing ...
Style: sexual, bleak, twists and turns, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, cloning, transformation, gory, virus, alien, survival, nasa, pregnancy, monster, space travel, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, pentagon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   62%
 
Day of Resurrection
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Scientists in Antarctica desperately try to find a cure to a military virus that was released in a plane crash and has wiped out the rest of the world.
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, plague, chases and races, race against time, deadly, heroes, chaos ...
Place: antarctica, italy, usa, japan, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
 6.2
 2K
Warning Sign
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An accident occurs in an ultra-secret government biological weapons laboratory spreading a sinister bacteria.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, rescue, laboratory, experiment gone awry, small town, future dystopia, danger, deadly, disorder, zombie, plague, save the planet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   59%
 
Monkey Shines
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quadriplegic man is given a trained monkey help him with every day activities, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master and those who get too close to him.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: monkey, revenge, zombie, vengeance, murder, mad scientist, hospital, blood, paralysis, splatter, crimes, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   61%
 
House of the Dead 2
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Guesta Verde University, the deranged Professor Curien is trying to bring back the dead, killing students for the experiment. There is an outbreak of zombies in the campus, and the government sends a NSA medical research team, formed by Dr. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, deadly creature, college, university, mad scientist, slasher, race against time, survival, survival horror, explosion, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   59%
 
Earth vs. the Spider
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A shy comic book fan is injected with an experimental serum and starts turning into a spider. When web covered bodies start appearing a policeman starts to investigate the strange case.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, laboratory, mad scientist, master villain, superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, zombie, fighting crime, survival, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
 5.6
 5K
Mulberry St
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, urban, mad scientist, save the world, survival, infection, vengeance, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., battle zone, gory, laboratory, androids and robots, dangerous animal, deadly creature, mad scientist, superhuman powers, man versus machine, experiment gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
Hell of the Living Dead
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. NB: Not to be confused with the 1981 American-made film with the same title.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, jungle, gory, deadly creature, mad scientist, slasher, man versus machine, race against time, rescue, survival, apocalypse, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: barcelona spain, spain, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
 3.3
 787
Alien Predator
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 3 young friends are on vacation in Spain, until weird things begin to occur and then a man from NASA tells them what's really going on: Dangerous Alien Organisms from the Apollo 14 Moon Mission, which was tested on animals on SkyLab. But then ...
Style: offbeat, serious, rough, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, gory, alien encounter, space and aliens, laboratory, supernatural, village, small town, danger, disorder, parasite, monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   47%
 
 6.4
 27K
The Blob
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, gory, hospital, survival, alien, monster, transformation, dangerous animal, death, splatter, blood, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
 6.6
 6K
Phase IV
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Arizona ants mock the food chain on their way to a desert lab to get two scientists and a woman.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, good versus evil, anti heroes, dangerous animal, deadly creature, supernatural ability, race against time, time lapse photography, scientist, murder, science, rescue ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
Against the Dark
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When most of the population of Earth is infected by a virus and transformed into flesh eaters and blood drinking creatures, a group of hunters lead by Tao and his sword chase the vampire zombies to eliminate them. Six non-infected survivors try to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, zombie, martial arts, gory, hospital, adventure, race against time, survival, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, underground, future dystopia ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
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Attack of the Mushroom People
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Five vacationers and two crewmen become stranded on a tropical island near the equator. The island has little edible food for them to use as they try to live in a fungus covered hulk while repairing Kessei's yacht. Eventually they struggle over ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, dangerous animal, mental institution, deadly creature, mad scientist, spacecraft, rescue, save the world, survival, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, family in danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
Nightmare City
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, countryside, airplane, deadly creature, gory, slasher, apocalypse, rescue, race against time, danger, survival, virus ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: rome italy, southern italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
 3.6
 2K
Parasite
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: futuristic, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, mad scientist, androids and robots, gory, alien, violence, post apocalyptic, splatter, gore, deadly creature, laboratory, blood ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1992
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
Deadly Friend
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paul is a new kid in town with a robot named "BB". He befriends Samantha and the three of them have a lot of good times together. That is, until Samantha's abusive father throws her down some stairs and kills her. In an effort to save ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robot, slasher, mad scientist, revenge, zombie, murder, splatter, destiny, supernatural, college, violence, androids and robots ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
 6.5
 12K
Versus
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the present where a group of ruthless gangsters, an unknown woman and an escaped convict have met, unwittingly, in The Forest of Resurrection, the 444th portal to the other side. Their troubles start when those once killed and buried in the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, supernatural ability, chase, on the run, heroic mission, supernatural, chases and races, danger, yakuza, back from the dead, samurai ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
Hollow Man II
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of scientist, Dr. Devin Villiers, Det. Frank Turner and his partner are assigned to protect Villiers' colleague, who revealed that a veteran soldier was subjected to an experiment with the objective of creating the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, violence, murder, chase, strong sexual content, experiment gone awry, splatter, family, psychopath, lame, political corruption, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
Godzilla 1985
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla 1985". Adding in new footage of Raymond Burr, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, melancholic, tricky, suspense ...
Plot: monster, submarine, anti heroes, monsters, deadly creature, island, weapons, save the day, natural disaster, chaos and mayhem, adventure, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
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