Movies like Parasite 1982

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Parasite (1982)
 3.8
 2K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, futuristic, cult film, bad ending, harsh, bloody, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, save the world, bio weapon, danger, plague, future dystopia, desert, parasite, gang, on the run, small town, zombie, apocalypse, androids and robots, special agents, space and aliens, supernatural, heroes, life is a bitch, laboratory, small town life, chases and races ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california

Most similar movies to Parasite

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, escapades, chaos, deadly creature and gory mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Parasite: Creepozoids (1987), The Zombie Diaries (2006), The Terror Within (1989), C.H.U.D. (1984), Carnosaur (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.9
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, alien, shower, monster, desert, survival, heroes, babies and infants, space and aliens, chases and races, deadly creature, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, experiment gone awry, on the run, rescue, gory, danger, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, laboratory, desert, survival, rescue, apocalypse, plague, deadly creature, battles, danger, isolation, pregnancy ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, toxic, police investigation, mutant, cannibal, experiment gone awry, bum, murder, deadly, survival, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dinosaur, deadly creature, chaos, extinction, deadly, gory, disorder, imaginary, dangerous animal, mutant, danger ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, serious, rough, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, chaos, plague, danger, disorder, deadly, small town, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
54%
 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: rough, serious, scary, bleak, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, mutant, deadly, danger, isolation, confined, desert, stalking, laboratory, deadly creature, experiment, half human ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 5K
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 ⇓
54%
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: mutant, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, super soldier, soldier, terrorism, deadly, battles, danger, deadly creature, technology gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, scary, tense, suspense
Plot: survival, mutant, heroes, deadly creature, battles, deadly, save the world, supernatural, chaos, danger, apocalypse, airport ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: government agency, alien, survival, save the world, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, special agents, heroic mission, race against time, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 3K
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, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: island, survival, experiment gone awry, quarantine, deadly, danger, deadly creature, parasite, human experiment, small town, gory, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, mad scientist, small town, experiment gone awry, evil alien, save the world, supernatural, mutant, danger, deadly creature, chaos, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 633
Zombie Town (2007)
Genre: Horror
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, scary, rough, serious
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, chaos, danger, isolation, survival, violence spree, experiment gone awry, deadly, disorder, toxic ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
49%
 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: rough, futuristic, scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, experiment gone awry, police station, supernatural, chaos, rivalry, danger, survival, gang, law enforcement, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, intense, absurd, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: raped by monster, survival, fisherman, rape, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, mutation, heroes, heroic mission, deadly, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
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: suspenseful, serious, intense, futuristic, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, astronomer, soldier, apocalypse, survival, introspection, save the world, heroic mission, future dystopia, deadly, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 2K
The Rage (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crazed scientist experimenting with a rage virus on innocent victims in a laboratory in the woods. When his monstrous subjects escape and vultures devour their remains, they became mutations seeking to feed on humans.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: bio weapon, mad scientist, zombie, laboratory, experiment, monster, vengeance, experiment gone awry, supernatural, disorder, plague, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, rescue, bio weapon, supernatural, rivalry, technology gone awry, deadly creature, danger, deadly, alien encounter, mutant, secret project ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, laboratory, genetics, planet, experiment gone awry, chaos, isolation, danger, battles, save the planet, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, survival, experiment gone awry, androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, imaginary, deadly creature, down on your luck, heroes, escapades, dangerous animal, ocean or sea ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, chaos, deadly creature, danger, deadly, psychopath, chase, creature feature, murder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ 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, bleak, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: mutant, rat, survivor, danger, survival, dangerous animal, deadly creature, laboratory, chaos, save the world, gory, animal life ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: zombie, plague, survival, deadly creature, apocalypse, supernatural, danger, chaos, rescue, deadly, gory, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Forbidden Dimensions (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Slade was born during a solar eclipse in the year 1980. 18 years later, he finds out he has the ability to travel into the future. He projects himself into the year 2035, where society has been destroyed by a fascist regiment of psychopathic ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, futuristic
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, survival, save the world, heroes, apocalypse, chaos, danger, mutant, supernatural, escapades, future dystopia ...
Time: future, year 1998
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, time travel, demon, gory, supernatural, deadly creature, heroic mission, space station, save the world, man versus machine, deadly, afterlife ...
Time: future, 18th century, 1780s, year 1996, 1790s ...
Place: france, manhattan new york city, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, rough, tense, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, survival, post apocalypse, infected, on the road, society, hunt down, danger, nun, religious fanaticism, violence ...
Time: future
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%