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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, futuristic, unusual plot structure, humorous, bad ending, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, save the world, survival, future dystopia, bio weapon, plague, monster, gang, desert, parasite, creature feature, alien, post apocalypse, violence, runaway, infection, catastrophe, gangsters, mutant, spider, killer animal, punk, paranormal ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s, 90s, near future, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, chaos and experiment gone awry mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Parasite: C.H.U.D. (1984), Venomous (2001), Creepozoids (1987), Teenage Caveman (2002), The Zombie Diaries (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: slasher, scary, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, toxic, police investigation, zombie, experiment gone awry, murder, crimes, survival, toxic waste, violence, creature feature ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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100%
 3.9
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Venomous (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mutant snakes survived a terrorist attack on a government laboratory, and they now threaten the town of Santa Mira Springs, California. Seismic activity has brought snakes to the surface, where residents are being bitten. Victims can transmit the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, rattlesnake, small town, dangerous animal, epidemic, plague, survival, race against time, heroic mission, deadly creature, mutation, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maryland, california
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100%
 4.0
 2K
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: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, post apocalypse, alien, mutant, laboratory, creature feature, creature, alien abduction, extraterrestrial, survival, murder, disorder ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1998, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, sexy, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: caveman, deadly creature, apocalypse, mutant, survival, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, life is a bitch, leadership, society, superhuman, post apocalypse ...
Time: stone age, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, apocalyptic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, infection, race against time, survival, found footage, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, on the run, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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65%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, futuristic, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster rape, apocalypse, survival, mutant, desert, isolation, monster, space and aliens, laboratory, rescue, battles, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.6
 4K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, monster, mad scientist, mutant, virus, genetics, chaos, deadly creature, disorder, extinction, dangerous animal, creature feature ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, prehistoric times
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64%
 4.2
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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, serious, rough, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, disorder, chaos, plague, dangerous animal, society, experiment gone awry, small town, epidemic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
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60%
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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, serious, rough, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, mutant, post apocalypse, evil alien, raped by monster, isolation, confined, experiment, laboratory, desert, stalking, monster ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mulberry Street (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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, rat, survival, supernatural, save the world, plague, dangerous animal, chaos, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, astronaut, mutant, escapades, supernatural, space travel, battles, disorder, nasa, mad scientist, a.i. ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: super soldier, superhuman powers, mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, terrorism, soldier, battles, technology gone awry, rivalry, journalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, hostage, evil alien, hostage situation, paranormal phenomena, battles, alien, investigation, captivity, isolation, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Day of the Dead 2: Contagium (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1968, in the Ravenside Military Hospital in a military facility in Pennsylvania, the army loses control of an experiment of a lethal bacteriologic weapon that changes the DNA and transforms human beings into zombies. A group of soldiers is sent ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, plague, military hospital, survival, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, semi serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, giant spider, spider, evil alien, mad scientist, monster, save the world, experiment gone awry, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly creature, mutant ...
Time: 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Growth (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1989, a breakthrough in "advanced parasitic research" on Cuttyhunk Island gave scientists a jump in human evolution. Initial tests proved promising, as subjects experienced heightened physical and mental strength and awareness. But - ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: parasite, island, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, quarantine, human experiment, redneck, virus, zombie attack, monster, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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55%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, alien, government agency, save the world, survival, deadly creature, race against time, special agents, supernatural, heroic mission, chaos, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, suspense, stylized, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, small town, quarantine, survival, survival horror, transformation, brutality, soldier, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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H.G. Wells' 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: intense, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, apocalypse, survival, natural disaster, monster, save the world, introspection, heroic mission, supernatural, future dystopia, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, slasher ...
Plot: rat, animal attack, post apocalypse, mutant, apocalypse, dangerous animal, survival, deadly creature, chaos, save the world, laboratory, eaten alive ...
Time: future
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51%
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Evilution (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien bacterium resurrects the dead on Earth.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, futuristic, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, alien encounter, apocalypse, survival, save the world, soldier, chaos, rivalry, escapades, evil alien, supernatural, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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51%
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The Thaw (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a remote Arctic research station, four ecology students discover the real horror of global warming is not the melting ice, but what's frozen within it. A prehistoric parasite is released from the carcass of a Woolly Mammoth upon the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, quarantine, deadly creature, infected, plague, expedition, global warming, beast, survival, scientist, disaster, glacier ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory, 21st century
Place: canada
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51%
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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: scary, futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, supernatural, experiment gone awry, police station, zombie apocalypse, gang, survival, rivalry, law enforcement, escapades, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, psychopath, chaos, deadly creature, chase, murder, kgb, woman strangled to death, strangulation ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local mechanic Jake LaFond's life is suddenly disrupted when mysterious parasites transform the law-abiding citizens of his quaint hometown into hoards of cannibalistic zombies. Isolated from the outside world by an accident on the only road ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: zombie, plague, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, violence spree, isolation, survival, disorder, toxic, mad scientist, virus ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, bio weapon, monster, technology gone awry, creature feature, outer space, rescue, secret project, alien encounter, mutant, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Raiders of the Damned (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Day The World Ended, They Thought The Fight Was Over. They Were Wrong.
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, mad scientist, survival, apocalypse, chaos, bio weapon, military, rivalry, plague, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, mutant, small town, survival, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, infection, plague, toxic, toxic waste, virus ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Days of Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a comet strikes Earth and kicks up a cloud of toxic dust, hundreds of humans join the ranks of the living dead. But there's bad news for the survivors: The newly minted zombies are hell-bent on eradicating every last person from the ...
Style: scary, bleak, serious, suspenseful, apocalyptic
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, plague, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, chaos, rescue, zombie attack, empire, post apocalypse, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Bats (1999)
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, intense, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: bat, small town, supernatural, mad scientist, monster, disaster, mutation, survival, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, save the day, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%