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, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, mutant, supernatural, danger, police investigation, criminal's revenge, track down, murder, biologist, zombie, crimes, plague, heroes, reincarnation, life is a bitch, violence spree, chase, chases and races, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades, deadly, disorder ...
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 Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Parasite Eve: They Crawl (2001), The Kindred (1987), Monkey Shines (1988), Black Swarm (2007), Night Shadows (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.5
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, danger, plague, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, dangerous animal, deadly creature, track down, cockroach ...
Time: contemporary
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95%
 5.6
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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, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, danger, deadly, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: paralysis, murder, monkey, disability, revenge, experiment, rage, vengeance, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, zombie, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.9
 870
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, mad scientist, deadly creature, bio weapon, deadly, investigation, escapades, save the day, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, toxic, mutant, small town, survival, deadly creature, chaos, deadly, experiment gone awry, danger, plague, toxic waste ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, good versus evil, supernatural, disorder, laboratory, danger, deadly creature, crimes, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Style: suspenseful, serious, absurd, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, gene manipulation, rabbit, experiment gone awry, chaos, deadly, mad scientist, danger, dangerous animal, heroes, mutation, giant animal ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, master villain, crimes, heroes, escapades, chases and races, danger, rivalry, kidnapping, good versus evil, superhero ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: blood, piranha, beach, slasher, gory, island, zombie, heroic mission, dangerous animal, escapades, heroes, special agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: mad scientist, dog, chase, anti heroes, survival, dangerous animal, gory, danger, supernatural, investigation, laboratory, genetic engineering ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
 2K
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, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mosquito, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger, swat, track down, transformation, virus, escaped prisoner, police investigation, insect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 20K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: scary, suspenseful, macabre, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
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, mind bending ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, murder, investigation, isolation, danger, deadly, missing person, mad doctor, island, laboratory, gory ...
Time: 60s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, psychopath, experiment gone awry, danger, zombie, supernatural, crimes, deadly creature, violence, murder, frankenstein ...
Time: 19th century, 30s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.1
 980
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, ocean or sea, laboratory, gang, deadly, adventure, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, mad scientist, danger, drug dealing, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 2K
Severed (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: zombie, deadly, supernatural, experiment gone awry, danger, chaos, escapades, survival, disorder, environmentalism, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, plague, apocalypse, epidemic, rage, post apocalypse, quarantine, infected, research, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, futuristic, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, cavemen, mutant, supernatural, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, leadership, apocalypse ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.4
 610
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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: mad scientist, psychopath, experiment gone awry, switching roles, obsession, deadly, disorder, crimes, chaos, brutality, technology gone awry, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, uncover truth, crimes, false accusation, race against time, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, island, genetics, dangerous animal, rebellion, mutant, experiment, survival, chaos and mayhem, transformation, technology gone awry, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, astronaut, man versus machine, space travel, escapades, space and aliens, supernatural, experiment gone awry, imaginary, a.i., battles, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
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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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prison, survival, experiment, confined, vengeance, danger, death row, prison life, martial arts, human experimentation, electric chair, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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Mulberry St (2006)
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, save the world, danger, supernatural, chaos, deadly, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ship-wrecked man floats ashore on an island in the Pacific Ocean. The island is inhabited by a scientist, Dr. Moreau, who in an experiment has turned beasts into human beings.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: island, mutant, mad scientist, experiment, genetic engineering, genetics, experiment gone awry, deadly, confined, isolation, hybrid, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: futuristic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, save the world, deadly creature, vengeance, deadly, mutant, destiny, technology gone awry, experiment gone awry, betrayal ...
Time: future, 19th century, 21st century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: geneva switzerland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, 1930s, 18th century
Place: germany, swiss alps, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Attack of the Mushroom People (1963)
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: exciting, suspenseful, surreal, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: radiation, island, starvation, survival, experiment gone awry, mutant, deadly creature, rescue, isolation, danger, shipwreck, mad scientist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, apocalypse, rescue, mad scientist, heroes, deadly creature, journalism, supernatural, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: europe, italy, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, gothic ...
Plot: mad scientist, transplant, murder, deadly, supernatural, serial killer, misfit, kidnapping, psychopath, hidden identity, zombie, mutant ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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