Movies like Parasite

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Parasite (1982)
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Parasite
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, mad scientist, gory, androids and robots, alien, violence, post apocalyptic, splatter, gore, laboratory, deadly creature, blood, small town, monster, on the run, zombie, nudity (topless - notable), save the world, monsters, sexualized violence, vampire human love, survival, catastrophe, alien encounter, brutality ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1992
Place: los angeles, california
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Alien
Horror, Sci-Fi
UK, USA
116 min.
 8.5
Pitch Black
Horror, Sci-Fi
USA
109 min.
 7.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about deadly, catastrophe, supernatural, dialogue, mentor, danger and adaptation mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Parasite: Carnosaur (1993), Humanoids from the Deep (1980), C.H.U.D. (1984), Creepozoids (1987), Stake Land (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Carnosaur
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, serious, suspenseful, idiotic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, virus, desert, gory, dangerous animal, splatter, death, deadly creature, lame, natural disaster, save the world, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
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Humanoids from the Deep
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, rough, serious, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, rape, mad scientist, zombie, survival, monster, gore, splatter, supernatural, blood, violence, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
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C.H.U.D.
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, gory, monster, slasher, gore, blood, police investigation, supernatural, anti heroes, monsters, homeless, splatter ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   100%
 
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Creepozoids
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, gory, desert, laboratory, mad scientist, zombie, race against time, save the world, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, year 1998
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Stake Land
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, scary, road movie, serious, rough ...
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Hellraiser: Bloodline
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
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System:   75%
    User:   67%
 
The Day of the Triffids
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
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, spain, france
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Return of the Living Dead II
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, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, supernatural, blood, deadly creature, suburbs, splatter, slasher, gore, camp, parody, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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System:   73%
    User:   85%
 
The Last Man on Earth
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
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: zombie, apocalypse, vampire, end of the world, blood, survival, virus, antidote, chase, loneliness, adaptation, solitude ...
Place: italy
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System:   71%
    User:   77%
 
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The Kindred
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: mad scientist, gory, murder, monster, supernatural, dangerous animal, death, monsters, splatter, blood, hospital, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   59%
 
Kingdom of the Spiders
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his town lies in the path of hoards of migrating tarantulas. Before he can take action, the streets are overrun by killer spiders, trapping a small group ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, spiders, death, hotel, dangerous animal, countryside, catastrophe, deadly creature, splatter, vengeance, supernatural ability, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: arizona
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System:   69%
    User:   81%
 
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From Beyond
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: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, macabre ...
Plot: mad scientist, gory, zombie, murder, supernatural, insanity, monster, blood, transformation, laboratory, splatter, torture ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   69%
 
The Giant Spider Invasion
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, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The puppets battle their most powerful enemy yet as they protect the new puppet master from the demon God that created the Secret of Life.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, supernatural, deadly creature, splatter, demons, monster, supernatural ability, murder, uninhibited rivalry, puppets, danger, blood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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System:   69%
    User:   61%
 
Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound
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, monster, destiny, androids and robots, gory, death, monsters, deadly creature, murder, alternate reality ...
Time: future, 19th century, 21st century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: switzerland, geneva switzerland
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System:   68%
    User:   78%
 
The Brain That Wouldn't Die
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, vengeance, laboratory, violence, monster, cult, experiment gone awry, splatter, deadly, censorship, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s
Place: usa, virginia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   60%
 
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Ghosts of Mars
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Melanie Ballard (Natasha Henstridge) is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend a dangerous criminal James Williams (Ice Cube). Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, survival, zombie, supernatural, martial arts, gunfight, violence, evil alien, drugs/alcohol, ghost, death, gory ...
Time: future, 80s, 22nd century
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System:   66%
    User:   61%
 
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Swamp Thing
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, scary, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, superhero, chase, monster, swamp, comics, master villain, monsters, splatter, weapons, adaptation, laboratory ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   74%
 
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Pitch Black
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When their ship crash-lands on a remote planet, the marooned passengers soon learn that escaped convict Riddick isn't the only thing they have to fear. Deadly creatures lurk in the shadows, waiting to attack in the dark, and the planet is ...
Style: suspenseful, light, serious, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gory, space travel, monster, alien, dark hero, outer space, chase, anti heroes, aliens, alien invasion, distant planet ...
Time: future
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System:   66%
    User:   60%
 
Tetsuo, the Iron Man
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a 1989 Japanese cyberpunk film by cult-film director Shinya Tsukamoto produced by Japan Home Video. This, his third film, is an extremely graphic but also strikingly-filmed fantasy shot in the same low-budget, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, sexual, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: transformation, cyberpunk, surrealism, splatter, androids and robots, gory, visceral, factory, insanity, mad scientist, metal, gore ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   52%
 
Alien Raiders
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, alien, blood, gore, aliens, small town, anti heroes, alien invasion, first contact, monster, store ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   72%
 
The Terror Within
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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, laboratory, mutant, strong sexual content, gory, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, save the planet, supernatural, danger, deadly, rattlesnake ...
Time: future
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System:   65%
    User:   73%
 
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tetsuo II: Body Hammer is a 1992 Japanese science fiction/horror film directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. It is a bigger-budget reworking of the same director's 1989 movie Tetsuo: The Iron Man, utilizing similar themes and ideas to the earlier film ...
Style: surreal, serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, surrealism, cyberpunk, violence, androids and robots, life philosophy, gang, master villain, visceral, brutality, insanity ...
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
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System:   64%
    User:   55%
 
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Mimic
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, light ...
Plot: gory, virus, blood, chase, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, splatter, monster, first contact, spiders, mentor, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   64%
    User:   72%
 
Horror Express
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mysterious and unearthly deaths start to occur while Professor Saxton is transporting the frozen remains of a primitive humanoid creature he found in Manchuria back to Europe.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, gory, monster, alien, zombie, supernatural, murder, good versus evil, monk, slasher, gore, aliens ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, prehistory, 80s
Place: asia, china, england, europe, russia ...
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System:   63%
    User:   68%
 
Phantasm IV: Oblivion
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Taking off immediately where the last one ended, in this episode Mike travels across dimensions and time fleeing from the Tall Man, at the same time he tries to find the origins of his enemy, and what really happened the night that his brother died. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, surreal, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, gore, desert, master villain, gory, aliens, supernatural ability, demons, obsessive quest, first contact, race against time ...
Place: tokyo
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System:   63%
    User:   56%
 
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Bats
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, awful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, mad scientist, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, lame, natural disaster, catastrophe, race against time, genetics, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   63%
    User:   57%
 
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The Fly II
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: gory, mad scientist, teleportation, monster, revenge, dangerous animal, splatter, laboratory, violence, deadly creature, mentor, child as adult ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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System:   63%
    User:   62%
 

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Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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