Movies like Parasite

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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, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, bad ending, harsh, bloody, idiotic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, small town, on the run, gang, mad scientist, gory, androids and robots, laboratory, deadly creature, zombie, save the world, survival, alien encounter, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, plague, chases and races, space and aliens, supernatural, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes ...
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 serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, gory and heroes mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Parasite: Creepozoids (1987), The Terror Within (1989), Hybrid (1997), Carnosaur (1993), The Incredible Melting Man (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, desert, gory, deadly creature, 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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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: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, laboratory, mutant, periscope, rattlesnake, walkie talkie, monster, mad scientist, gory, strong sexual content, experiment gone awry, vaccine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.8
 491
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: futuristic, bleak, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, future dystopia, danger, deadly, survival, isolation, mutant, chaos, gory, desert, evil alien, laboratory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.5
 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, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, desert, gore, vegetarian, dinosaur, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, save the world, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hospital, small town, astronaut, mutant, gory, a.i., androids and robots, deadly creature, mad scientist, zombie, man versus machine, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, a.i., battle zone, laboratory, androids and robots, creature, super soldier, scientist, dangerous animal, deadly creature, mad scientist, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, gory, deadly creature, race against time, rescue, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex, gory, deadly creature, social misfits, mutant, ruins, cavemen, vampire, zombie, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, survival, gory, androids and robots, laboratory, dangerous animal, ocean or sea, deadly creature, mad scientist, zombie, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 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: rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, small town, mad scientist, social misfits, zombie, survival, violence spree, dangerous attraction, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 565
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, serious, scary, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, satellite, deadly creature, gory, evil alien, secret project, mad scientist, rescue, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ 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, serious, scary, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, laboratory, mad scientist, genetics, planet, deadly creature, gory, space station, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, save the planet, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rape, mass murder, carnival, fisherman, boat, exploitation, gory, mad scientist, zombie, anti heroes, village, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scientists at a secret underground complex have found a way to travel to another dimension. Three dimension-travellers are the first to go through the gate - but are soon attacked by something that interrupts the communication with Earth. This ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slime, scientist, alien, alien monster, creature, monster, parallel world, gory, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cockroach, post nuclear, desert, anti heroes, on the road, deadly creature, scorpion, motorcycle, war, adventure, man versus machine, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.8
 668
Evilution (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien bacterium resurrects the dead on Earth.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: zombie, alien encounter, deadly creature, evil alien, save the world, apocalypse, space and aliens, supernatural, danger, deadly, chaos, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.4
 880
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, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, urban, apocalypse, experiment gone awry, police station, crimes, danger, deadly, chaos, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 807
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, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, dangerous animal, snake, gory, laboratory, deadly creature, desert, mutation, zombie, race against time, save the world, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maryland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.6
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, gory, dangerous animal, urban, deadly creature, mad scientist, save the world, survival, vengeance, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 2K
Spiders (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A DNA experiment on a rare breed of spider is taking place on a NASA space shuttle, when a freak meteor shower engulfs the shuttle, causing everything to go horribly wrong. One survivor is found on the ship and watched over in a secret location deep ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dangerous animal, gory, desert, deadly creature, animal horror, experiment gone awry, mutant, space and aliens, supernatural, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 3K
Creature (1985)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A crew of scientists arrives on a far, cold planet to examine archaic artifacts of unknown origin. They discover that their German enemies already have a ship there. When they seek their help after a failed landing, they only find the Germans’ ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, planet, monster, alien, gory, evil alien, rescue, distant planet, space wars, danger, escapades, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 837
Deep Evil (2004)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alien microbe lands in remote Siberia in the 1950's. In the year 2004, US scientist working at a top secret underground lab in Alaska clone the microbe. A garbled distress signal is heard from the lab just before a complete lock down of the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: a.i., gory, cloning, dangerous animal, laboratory, deadly creature, evil alien, mad scientist, save the world, alien encounter, experiment gone awry, save the planet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.6
 530
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: small town, alien, government agency, mars, androids and robots, benign alien, deadly creature, race against time, save the world, survival, alien encounter, experiment gone awry ...
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Species: The Awakening (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: scientist, alien, androids and robots, gory, benign alien, college, deadly creature, superhuman powers, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.8
 851
Nightbeast (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An alien crash lands and goes on a killing spree.
Style: rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, motorcycle, monster, alien, murder, violence, benign alien, gory, countryside, alien encounter, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 18K
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, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Plot: mad scientist, body horror, experiment, gory, bondage, laboratory, zombie, supernatural ability, murder, parallel world, supernatural, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 710
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, deadly creature, gory, master villain, zombie, race against time, save the world, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, plague, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 684
Seedpeople (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The citizens of Comet Valley are being taken over by seeds from an alien plant that has taken root there. A sheriff investigates the strange goings-on.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, evil alien, alien, bed and breakfast, gory, deadly creature, mind control, doppelganger, forest, transformation, survival, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, mad scientist, giant spider, farm, island, anti heroes, dangerous animal, deadly creature, countryside, domestic disturbance, save the world, alien encounter ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Deadly Spawn (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two campers in the New Jersey woods have their outdoor fun interrupted by the arrival of a meteorite crashing nearby. They go to investigate the crater, but are suddenly attacked and devoured by alien parasites who have hitched a ride to Earth. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, parasite, alien invasion, alien, outer space, anti heroes, gory, deadly creature, camping, evil alien, save the world, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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