Movies like Parasite Eve

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Parasite Eve (1997)
 5.8
 922
Parasite Eve (1997)
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: suspense, bleak, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, precognition, criminal's revenge, mad scientist, biologist, chase, going straight, lovers on the run, track down, violence spree, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague, chases and races, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, imaginary, chaos, disorder, police investigation, reincarnation, mutant, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: battleship

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Most similar movies to Parasite Eve

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, violence, blood, murder and death mostly in Thriller, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Parasite Eve: 28 Days Later... (2002), They Crawl (2001), Angel Dust (1994), I Am Legend (2007), Monkey Shines (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
28 Days Later... (2002)
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, survival, infected, virus, rage, army, chaos and mayhem, epidemic, research, survivor, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, manchester england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.6
 606
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, dangerous animal, deadly creature, mad scientist, zombie, investigation, track down, experiment gone awry, murder, plague, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.9
 782
Angel Dust (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Setsuko Suma is called in to help the police solve an ongoing case of female-centric serial murder in the local subway system. Her investigation leads to her former mentor and lover, who becomes the prime suspect in the case.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, rivalry, murder, urban legend, amateur detective, mentally unstable, crime, investigation, mind game, mystery, who done it, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.2
 611K
I Am Legend (2007)
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, atmospheric, scary, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, zombie, plague, loneliness, danger, heroes, chaos, isolation, experiment, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2010s, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Monkey Shines (1988)
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, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: paralysis, monkey, revenge, experiment, rage, disability, murder, crimes, zombie, vengeance, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.3
 443
Crossfire (2000)
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: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, good versus evil, master villain, female protagonist, supernatural ability, vengeance, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.0
 235K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, survival, mutant, chaos, infected, siblings relations, on the run, survivor, virus, gory, rage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)
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: piranha, blood, beach, gory, island, slasher, dangerous animal, zombie, deadly creature, resort, school, ship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Terminal Man (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As the result of a head injury, brilliant computer scientist Harry Benson begins to experience violent seizures. In an attempt to control the seizures, Benson undergoes a new surgical procedure in which a microcomputer is inserted into his brain. ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind control, murder, danger, crimes, deadly, imaginary, disorder, serial killer, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, time travel, computers and web ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.8
 1K
Alive (2002)
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: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, electric chair, martial arts, survival, vengeance, experiment, prison life, supernatural, adventure, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, laboratory, mystery, serial killer, investigation, police, forensic, wife husband relationship, experiment, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, mad scientist, genetics, experiment, rebellion, mutant, dangerous animal, survival, chaos and mayhem, transformation, stranded, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 18K
Phantoms (1998)
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, sheriff, hotel, good versus evil, gory, deadly creature, supernatural ability, race against time, survival, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 12K
Versus (2000)
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, yakuza, forest, samurai, chase, on the run, supernatural, danger, rivalry, gory, abduction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 72K
Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: afterlife, experiment gone awry, memory, medical student, suicide, supernatural, nightmare, deadly, supernatural ability, obsession, hallucinations, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, future
Place: medical school, campus, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
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, danger, deadly creature, gory, mad scientist, nuclear power plant, slasher, man versus machine, race against time, rescue, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: barcelona spain, spain, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 2K
Koma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A horrid crime was committed at a wedding reception and bridesmaid Chi Ching was the lone eyewitness. At the police station, she recognised the suspect, Suen Ling, in a line up. She also discovered the affair between this stranger and her lover. All ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, murder, love triangle, black market, axe, serial killer, mind game, vengeance, obsession, mystery, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Cannibal Apocalypse (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Released from captivity in Vietnam, two American Army officers return to civilian life and discover they have acquired an insatiable taste for human flesh. A city is terrorised... as they stalk the inhabitants to satisfy their primitive appetites.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cannibalism, violence, murder, maniac, cannibal, vietnam war, chaos and mayhem, gory, on the run, survival, danger, chaos ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, vietnam, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Nightmare City (1980)
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, countryside, airplane, virus, rescue, apocalypse, danger, contamination, deadly creature, gory, slasher, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: rome italy, southern italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 12K
The Wraith (1986)
Genre: Action, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Packard Walsh and his motorized gang control and terrorize an Arizona desert town where they force drivers to drag-race so they can 'win' their vehicles. After Walsh beats the decent teenager Jamie Hankins to death after finding him with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic, road movie
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, ghost, reincarnation, crimes, righting the wronged, small town, chase, supernatural ability, danger, murder, violence, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, mad scientist, laboratory, anti heroes, chase, gory, investigation, genetic engineering, dangerous animal, killer, deadly creature, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 48K
Wolf (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: werewolf, deadly creature, supernatural, dangerous attraction, romance, danger, transformation, betrayal, revenge, workplace, police investigation, supernatural romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: vermont, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 112K
Hollow Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cocky researcher, Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible and he's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and soon begins to vanish. The only problem is – no-one can ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, slasher, invisibility, experiment, invisible man, scientist, psychopath, danger, serial killer, superhuman powers, dangerous attraction, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Carriers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, virus, plague, infection, biohazard, desperation, trust, post apocalyptic, friendship, life is a bitch, danger, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 936
Proteus (1995)
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, gang, mutant, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, mad scientist, changing the past or future, adventure, alien encounter, beach, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, toxic, small town, sheriff, blood, motel, mutant, school, deadly creature, gory, experiment gone awry, plague ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 1K
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, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, mad scientist, mutant, dangerous animal, murder, experiment gone awry, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, disorder, twins ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As the city is locked down under quarantine, Alice joins a small band of elite soldiers, enlisted to rescue the missing daughter of the creator of the mutating T-virus. It's a heart-pounding race against time as the group faces off against ...
Style: futuristic, serious, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, rescue, mutant, conspiracy, martial arts, monster, survival, future dystopia, gory, cover up, quarantine, cannibalism ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 83K
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, friends, evil alien, first contact, alien invasion, in the woods, mind control, danger, childhood, alien, transformation, virus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, based on supposedly true story, surprise ending ...
Plot: time travel, chase, experiment, elevator, laboratory, adventure, kidnapping, gas station, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, intelligence, falling in love ...
Time: future, 20th century, 40s, year 1984, year 1943 ...
Place: california, nevada, battleship, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%