Movies like Parasite Eve

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Parasite Eve (1997)
 5.8
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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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, crimes, plague, mutant, supernatural, heroes, reincarnation, life is a bitch, violence spree, chase, track down, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, danger, chases and races, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades, police investigation, deadly, disorder, rivalry, criminal's revenge, going straight ...
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 serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, escapades, murder, blood and death mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Parasite Eve: They Crawl (2001), Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981), 28 Days Later... (2002), Crossfire (2000), Angel Dust (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.5
 634
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, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, zombie, mad scientist, good versus evil, dangerous animal, chases and races, experiment gone awry, escapades, crimes, deadly creature, danger, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA, Japan
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: beach, blood, piranha, slasher, gory, island, zombie, special agents, deadly creature, dangerous animal, estrangement, animal life ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, plague, epidemic, rage, virus, research, scientist, infected, quarantine, fear, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 454
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: murder, gang, crimes, supernatural ability, master villain, rivalry, danger, vengeance, kidnapping, superhero, good versus evil, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.7
 815
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: urban legend, rivalry, serial killer, murder, mind game, investigation, religions or cults, mentally unstable, mystery, curses spells and rituals, amateur detective, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: mad scientist, dog, chase, anti heroes, survival, dangerous animal, gory, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, laboratory, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.2
 10K
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: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: paralysis, murder, monkey, revenge, rage, disability, experiment, zombie, vengeance, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Earth vs. the Spider (2001)
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: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, good versus evil, laboratory, supernatural, danger, disorder, mad scientist, crimes, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, rough, twists and turns, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, island, genetics, rebellion, mutant, experiment, dangerous animal, survival, chaos and mayhem, transformation, technology gone awry, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: suspenseful, scary, exciting, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, murder, mind control, technophobia, deadly, disorder, chaos, serial killer, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, crimes, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 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: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, electric chair, heroes, life is a bitch, vengeance, survival, martial arts, supernatural, danger, rapist, prison life, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 244K
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, plague, zombie, zombie apocalypse, infected, chaos, mutant, danger, siblings relations, virus, on the run, survivor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, serious, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, experiment, crimes, uncover truth, race against time, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, danger, race against time, survival, rescue, apocalypse, mad scientist, heroes, deadly creature, supernatural, journalism, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: italy, barcelona spain, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Genre: Drama, 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: antidote, apocalypse, zombie, vampire, survival, end of the world, blood, plague, cigarette smoking, blindness, dead man, night ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, rescue, danger, airplane, countryside, contamination, supernatural, virus, deadly creature, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: southern italy, europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 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: stylized, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, on the run, back from the dead, chase, yakuza, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, supernatural ability, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, astronaut, supernatural, man versus machine, space travel, space and aliens, escapades, mad scientist, zombie, deadly, a.i., experiment gone awry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.0
 13K
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, road movie, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, gang, reincarnation, righting the wronged, crimes, danger, supernatural ability, afterlife, violence, small town, revenge, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, based on supposedly true story, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: time travel, chase, experiment, laboratory, adventure, experiment gone awry, chases and races, heroic mission, danger, disorder, invisibility, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, future, 40s, 1940s, year 1984 ...
Place: california, battleship, nevada, usa, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 116K
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: invisibility, experiment, mad scientist, invisible man, danger, scientist, psychopath, crimes, violence, disorder, chase, transformation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Blood of Ghastly Horror (1967)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mad scientist implants an electronic device into the brain of an injured soldier, which turns him into a psychotic killer.
Style: offbeat, scary, serious, rough
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, chaos, heist, martial arts, rivalry, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, disorder, deadly, frame up ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Teenage Caveman (2002)
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: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex, zombie, survival, supernatural, vampire, disorder, teenage life, plague, apocalypse, deadly, gory, society ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dr Simon Helder, sentenced to an insane asylum for crimes against humanity, recognises its director as the brilliant Baron Frankenstein, the man whose work he had been trying to emulate before his imprisonment. Frankenstein utilises Helder's ...
Style: bleak, scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, psychopath, experiment gone awry, zombie, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, crimes, violence, murder, frankenstein ...
Time: 19th century, 30s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 5K
Tell Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man's recently transplanted heart leads him on a frantic search to find the donor's killer before a similar fate befalls him.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense ...
Plot: murder, couples, vengeance, haunted by the past, parents and children, obsessive quest, escapades, couple relations, supernatural, deadly, husband wife relationship, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, toxic, small town, mutant, blood, sheriff, motel, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, school, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 29K
The Blob (1988)
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, deadly creature, alien encounter, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Genre: Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Blackmailing a young couple to assist with his horrific experiments the Baron, desperate for vital medical data, abducts a man from an insane asylum. On route the abductee dies and the Baron and his assistant transplant his brain into a corpse. The ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Plot: transplant, murder, mad scientist, mutant, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural ability, imaginary, escapades, misfit, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein" tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during childbirth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His ...
Style: gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, obsession, immortality, rescue, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural, mutant, reincarnation, experiment gone awry, danger, science ...
Time: 19th century, 1700s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: germany, swiss alps, medical school, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 19K
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: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, survival, apocalypse, extinction, danger, race against time, monster, military, quarantine ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%