Movies like Parasite 1982

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Parasite (1982)
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Parasite (1982)
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, bad ending, harsh, bloody, idiotic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, gang, on the run, small town, mad scientist, zombie, apocalypse, survival, androids and robots, plague, special agents, space and aliens, supernatural, heroes, save the world, life is a bitch, laboratory, bio weapon, experiment gone awry, danger, small town life, chases and races, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, escapades, deadly creature, chaos and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Parasite: Creepozoids (1987), The Terror Within (1989), The Zombie Diaries (2006), Carnosaur (1993), The Incredible Melting Man (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Creepozoids (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The year is 1998, six years after the nuke wars reduced the world to rubble and a few bands of wandering survivors. One of these groups stumbles into an abandoned government research facility, where they were working on making the body capable of ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, alien, shower, monster, imaginary, dangerous animal, heroes, future dystopia, space and aliens, chases and races, life is a bitch, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s
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100%
The Terror Within (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experiments in biological warfare have destroyed all but a few remnants of the human race. Alone in a lab, eight students work feverishly to create a vaccine before they are forced outside in search for food. It is then that the surviving scientists ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, laboratory, desert, walkie talkie, monster, periscope, rattlesnake, imaginary, deadly creature, isolation, danger, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the early part of the 21st Century, an unknown virus began spreading among the populous. Within weeks it had engulfed the entire planet, from the smallest communities to the greatest cities. Upon the death of its host, the virus would reanimate ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, futuristic
Plot: zombie, race against time, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, rescue, on the run, gory, danger, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.6
 3K
Carnosaur (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being driven to extinction, great bloodthirsty dinosaurs come back to life with the assistance of a demented genetic scientist. She plans to replace the human race with a super-race of dinosaurs who will not pollute the planet.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dinosaur, deadly creature, chaos, deadly, disorder, extinction, danger, dangerous animal, imaginary, gory, mutant ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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 ⇓
53%
 3.2
 502
Hybrid (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of space renegades hook up with a drifter named McQueen. Together they hole up in an abandoned research facility for the night and are relentlessly pursued by a human/monster hybrid.
Style: scary, rough, bleak, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, isolation, survival, deadly, chaos, mutant, future dystopia, stalking, desert, evil alien, gory, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism (1990)
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, rough, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chaos, journalism, disorder, man versus machine, gory, deadly, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, technology gone awry, a.i., environmentalism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A black hole hits North Wisconsin and opens a door to other dimensions. Giant 15 meter spiders emerge from it, who have an appetite for human flesh! Dr. Jenny Langer and Dr. Vance from the NASA try to save the world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, mad scientist, farm, giant spider, island, plague, mutant, save the world, amateur detective, countryside, evil alien, alien encounter ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 679
Evilution (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien bacterium resurrects the dead on Earth.
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: zombie, alien encounter, escapades, survival, gang, apocalypse, soldier, rivalry, save the world, mentally unstable, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 39K
Stake Land (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, survival, vampire hunter, infected, post apocalypse, on the road, society, hunt down, danger, nun, zombie, religious fanaticism ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Flesh Eaters (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alcoholic actress, her personal assistant, and their pilot are downed on a secluded isle by bad weather, where a renegade Nazi scientist is using ocean life to develop a solvent for human flesh. The tiny flesh-eating sea critters that result ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, survival, supernatural, chaos, mutant, zombie, plague, mad scientist, heroes, laboratory, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.7
 542
Project Viper (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Project Viper is a 2002 movie starring Patrick Muldoon, Theresa Russell, Curtis Armstrong, Tamara Davies. The movie was directed by Jim Wynorski under the pseudonym "Jay Andrews." When a terrifying, bioengineered lifeform is stolen from ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: government agency, small town, alien, imaginary, race against time, danger, space travel, chaos, supernatural, save the world, small town life, mars ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Slime People (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After Los Angeles is invaded by an army of subterranean monsters a small group of people must fight for survival in the deserted metropolis.
Style: scary, serious
Plot: airport, chaos, urban, evil alien, animal life, alien encounter, deadly, survival, journalism, supernatural, save the world, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
 4.1
 6K
Critters 4 (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just before bounty hunter Charile triggers his gun to destroy the last two Critter-eggs, he gets a message that it would be illegal to extinguish the race from the galaxy. He's sent a transporter where he puts the eggs - unfortunately the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, shower, explosion, experiment gone awry, chases and races, heroes, space station, danger, space travel, deadly, disorder, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1992, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, undead, gory, supernatural, suburbs, disorder, plague, slasher, chaos, deadly, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Rats: Night of Terror (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One hundred years after a nuclear war has devastated the planet, society has been reborn into two factions; the underground society and the scavangers above in the wastelands. A group of scavangers on bikes come across a town infested with flesh ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: rat, mutant, survivor, danger, dangerous animal, deadly creature, survival, laboratory, chaos, save the world, deadly, animal life ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 1K
MorphMan (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Science Eli Rudkus is called by the farmer Jacob Long to exam one of his cows. The veterinarian finds a strange parasite in the animal and sends it to a friend in the Department of Agriculture for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, violence spree, society, misfit, small town, survival, danger, deadly, disorder, gory, social misfits, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Alien Raiders (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, a grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But just before closing, a group of masked and armed to the teeth militants invades the store and take everyone hostage
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, gory, save the world, danger, isolation, race against time, battles, store, captivity, small town, anti heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rape, fisherman, mass murder, carnival, boat, exploitation, gory, mad scientist, zombie, supernatural, survival, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.4
 907
Last Rites (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the verge of a major arms deal, the two toughest gangs in L.A. will find themselves trapped in an abandoned warehouse by a ravenous mob of bloodthirsty zombies. They will have to work together with the cops to avoid being torn limb-from-limb and ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, racism, chaos, supernatural, urban, rivalry, police station, apocalypse, gang, disorder, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
War of the Worlds (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' classic sci-fi horror, civilization is laid to ruin when a super race of aliens invades Earth. In a blink of an eye, massive "walkers" cover the planet, annihilating all in their path. As cities ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, intense, awful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, astronomer, soldier, alien invasion, apocalypse, priest, time travel, survival, gory, alien encounter, chaos, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Species: The Awakening (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scientist, Dr Holander, takes his niece Miranda to Mexico in an attempt to reverse the effects of the alien DNA he used to create her. However the treatment goes horribly wrong, and sets Miranda on a killing spree as she sets out to find a mate.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: scientist, alien, gory, disorder, danger, college, rivalry, heroes, deadly, alien encounter, save the world, apocalypse ...
Time: 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 747
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, plague, destiny, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, manipulations, space and aliens, experiment gone awry, heroes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 10K
C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, toxic, bum, monster, gore, blood, police investigation, police, blood splatter, cannibal, flamethrower, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Damnation Alley (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small group of survivors at a military installation who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the desolate wasteland to where they hope more survivors are living. Hopefully their specially built vehicles will protect them against the ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, cockroach, post nuclear, anti heroes, imaginary, heroes, dangerous animal, life is a bitch, escapades, space and aliens, future dystopia, chases and races ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, demon, gory, supernatural, heroic mission, deadly creature, space station, master villain, deadly, man versus machine, danger ...
Time: future, 18th century, year 1996, 1780s, 1790s ...
Place: europe, manhattan new york city, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 617
Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, alien, supernatural, crimes, space and aliens, imaginary, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, evil alien, slasher, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Forbidden World (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, laboratory, mad scientist, planet, genetics, technology gone awry, imaginary, cons and scams, experiment gone awry, escapades, dangerous animal, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Day of the Triffids (1963)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shower of meteorites produces a rare night time spectacle that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the World's population go completely blind. In the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blindness, mutant, alien invasion, meteor, chaos, supernatural, asteroids and comets, rescue, plague, survival, chaos and mayhem, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, spain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%