Movies like Parasite Eve

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Parasite Eve (1997)
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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, suspense, surprise ending, neo noir, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, mad scientist, mutant, supernatural, police investigation, criminal's revenge, track down, murder, biologist, zombie, heroes, wedding, plague, reincarnation, crimes, life is a bitch, chase, escapades, rivalry, chaos, disorder, anniversary, going straight, lovers on the run, violence spree ...
Time: 90s

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 deadly, danger, supernatural, experiment gone awry, escapades, disorder and mad scientist mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Parasite Eve: They Crawl (2001), Crossfire (2000), Monkey Shines (1988), The Kindred (1987), The Machine (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, tense, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, rivalry, supernatural, plague, deadly creature, dangerous animal, track down, cockroach, mutant, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
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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, bleak, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, supernatural, vengeance, supernatural ability, superhero, good versus evil, crimes, master villain, heroes, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: paralysis, murder, monkey, disability, revenge, experiment, rage, vengeance, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, zombie, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, experiment gone awry, survival, investigation, death, creature, laboratory, transformation, secrets, genetics ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Machine (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This deftly made French psychological thriller terrifies with its exploration of an experiment gone horribly wrong. Dr. Marc Lacroix, a psychiatrist specializing in brain functions, is obsessed with the link between mind and spirit. To find his link ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: mad scientist, psychopath, experiment gone awry, switching roles, obsession, disorder, chaos, crimes, brutality, time travel, mentally unstable, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During WWII, a human heart taken from Dr. Frankenstein's lab and is kept in Japan where it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and eventually becomes an indestuctable humanoid. Later, a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: frankenstein, world war two, false accusation, monster, scientist, deadly creature, rescue, supernatural, experiment gone awry, laboratory, mutant, master villain ...
Time: year 1945, 60s, 1940s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, hiroshima japan, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Style: serious, suspenseful, absurd, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, giant animal, gene manipulation, experiment gone awry, chaos, heroes, dangerous animal, mad scientist, mutation, rabbit, mutant animal, disorder ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, scary, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment, dangerous animal, genetics, survival, mutant, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, experiment gone awry, brutality, mutation ...
Time: 21st century, future, year 2010, 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer dog, mad scientist, chase, dog, survival, dangerous animal, supernatural, laboratory, experiment gone awry, investigation, genetic engineering, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Black Swarm (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, bio weapon, deadly creature, graphic violence, investigation, escapades, mad scientist, zombie, disorder, mutant, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, experiment, race against time, uncover truth, crimes, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, gang, laboratory, deadly creature, adventure, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, ocean, drug dealing, monster, characters killed one by one, dna ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, mutant, small town, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, plague, toxic, motel, sheriff, infection ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, mutant, vengeance, save the world, deadly creature, destiny, chaos, disorder, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2030s, 21st century, 1810s
Place: los angeles, geneva switzerland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, disorder, deadly creature, crimes, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, mad scientist, laboratory, supernatural ability ...
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41%
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Bottom Feeder (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of utility workers are trapped in a series of tunnels which, unfortunately, contain a scientist mutated by his own creation. The creature feeds instantly on a rat, becoming what it has eaten.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: mutant, tunnel, dangerous animal, chaos, supernatural, murder, scientist, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, violence, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, laboratory, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4K
Body Parts (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminal psychologist loses his arm in a car crash, and becomes one of three patients to have their missing limbs replaced by those belonging to an executed serial killer. One of them dies violently, and disturbing occurrences start happening to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, slasher ...
Plot: police investigation, death row, criminal psychologist, murder, transplant, mind game, vengeance, supernatural, serial killer, car accident, body horror, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 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, gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, frankenstein, psychopath, experiment gone awry, supernatural, crimes, zombie, deadly creature, violence, murder, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, slasher, enigmatic ...
Plot: mad scientist, chase, deadly creature, supernatural, hospital, mystery, investigation, scientific experiment, serial killer, murder, police, scientist ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, scary ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, murder, investigation, missing person, isolation, mad doctor, island, laboratory, chaos, animal life, mutant ...
Time: 60s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mansquito (2005)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police lieutenant detective Thomas 'Thom' Randall's steady girl-friend, Dr. Jennifer 'Jen' Allen, is Dr. Aaron Michaels's main assistant on his pharmaceutical firm Bellion's research program to cure the highly ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, experiment gone awry, swat team, supernatural, track down, escaped prisoner, transformation, virus, police investigation, scientist, genetic engineering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: psychological, realistic, serious, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: rivalry, serial killer, murder, manipulation, urban legend, crimes, amateur detective, investigation, unlikely criminals, mind game, mystery, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, monster, military, good versus evil, sheriff, ghost town, quarantine ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Teenage Caveman (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, rough, serious, bleak, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: caveman, deadly creature, survival, mutant, life is a bitch, leadership, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, society, apocalypse, superhuman, supernatural ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Curse of the Fly (1965)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Remember that scientist that was trying to perfect a matter transportation machine but got fused with a fly when one of the little critters got into the transporter with him? Well, this story is about three of his descendents (a son, Henri Delambre, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, experiment, mental institution, laboratory, teleportation, disfigurement, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, human monster, scientist, curse ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
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Frankenstein (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the early 19th century, Dr. Frankenstein (Patrick Bergin, Sleeping with the Enemy) discovers the secret of life – how to create a perfect man – powerful, intelligent and immune to disease. But something goes wrong in the laboratory and the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic horror
Plot: experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, friendship, physical appearance, reincarnation, countryside, mutant, disorder, cloning, rivalry, mad scientist, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 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, atmospheric, bleak, psychological, scary ...
Plot: transplant, mad scientist, investigation, murder, frankenstein, mutant, disorder, psychopath, serial killer, escapades, supernatural ability, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A zombie attack brings chaos to Harvardville Airport. Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield , who fought the sinister Umbrella Corporation during the Raccoon City tragedy 7 years ago, are back. In high-octane Resident Evil style, they're ready to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, infection, experiment gone awry, monster, genetically altered, chaos and mayhem, heroes, soldier, good versus evil, survival, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, rescue, experiment gone awry, frankenstein, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural, immortality, reincarnation, science, mutant ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: germany, geneva switzerland, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%