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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, futuristic, psychotronic, splatter, unusual plot structure, cult film, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, bio weapon, danger, plague, gang, desert, parasite, 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, 90s, year 1992, near future, 1990s, 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, escapades, deadly creature, supernatural, chaos and experiment gone awry mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Parasite: C.H.U.D. (1984), Creepozoids (1987), Teenage Caveman (2002), The Zombie Diaries (2006), The Terror Within (1989). 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: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, survival, murder, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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100%
 4.0
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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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, survival, monster, alien, shower, creature, mutant, post apocalypse, chaos, disorder, desert, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, 1990s, 20th century, year 1998, 90s
⇓ 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, bleak, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: caveman, survival, mutant, danger, life is a bitch, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, leadership, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, apocalypse ...
Time: future, stone age
⇓ 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, suspenseful, rough, scary, futuristic
Plot: zombie, race against time, apocalypse, survival, danger, gory, on the run, rescue, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, monster rape, desert, laboratory, survival, rescue, danger, deadly creature, battles, isolation, apocalypse, plague ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.6
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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, mutant, danger, deadly, imaginary, dangerous animal, gory, disorder, extinction ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, rough, serious, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, survival, plague, chaos, disorder, supernatural, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, small town, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.4
 603
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, scary, serious, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, survival, deadly, danger, raped by monster, isolation, confined, stalking, laboratory, desert, experiment, deadly creature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, suspense, tense, psychotronic
Plot: survival, mutant, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, save the world, danger, heroes, chaos, battles, apocalypse, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, save the world, dangerous animal, plague, rat, danger, supernatural, mad scientist, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, evil alien, mad scientist, small town, save the world, experiment gone awry, danger, amateur detective, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, chaos ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, mutant, evil alien, astronaut, escapades, supernatural, space travel, danger, experiment gone awry, disorder, nasa, battles ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, superhuman powers, mutant, experiment gone awry, super soldier, technology gone awry, terrorism, deadly creature, danger, deadly, soldier, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, chaos, plague, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, survival, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: island, parasite, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, deadly, danger, quarantine, human experiment, plague, small town, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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46%
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, survival, save the world, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, special agents, deadly, race against time, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, serious, intense, futuristic, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, alien, soldier, astronomer, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, introspection, save the world, deadly, supernatural, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.8
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Evilution (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An alien bacterium resurrects the dead on Earth.
Style: futuristic, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: zombie, alien encounter, apocalypse, save the world, survival, rivalry, danger, chaos, supernatural, deadly, escapades, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, rough, suspense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, deadly creature, race against time, danger, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
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43%
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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: futuristic, rough, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, police station, experiment gone awry, supernatural, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, gang, escapades, chaos, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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43%
 5.2
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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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, quarantine, plague, parasite, deadly, survival, infected, danger, global warming, expedition, scientist, isolation ...
Time: prehistory, contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
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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, danger, violence spree, experiment gone awry, isolation, deadly, survival, disorder, toxic ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: rough, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, mad scientist, survival, rivalry, military, bio weapon, chaos, apocalypse, deadly, daring rescue, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Rats: Night of Terror (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
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, suspenseful, bleak, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: apocalypse, rat, mutant, survivor, survival, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, laboratory, save the world, gory ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
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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, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, bio weapon, rescue, mutant, alien encounter, technology gone awry, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, secret project ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious
Plot: plague, zombie, deadly creature, survival, danger, supernatural, chaos, deadly, rescue, gory, apocalypse, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, serious, scary, bleak, splatter
Audience: teens
Plot: bio weapon, mad scientist, zombie, laboratory, monster, experiment, supernatural, experiment gone awry, vengeance, disorder, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, laboratory, genetics, planet, isolation, dangerous animal, danger, space and aliens, save the planet, battles ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, offbeat, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, island, survival, dangerous animal, imaginary, heroes, zombie, supernatural, deadly creature, mad scientist, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, rape, contamination, experiment gone awry, survival, fisherman, mad scientist, deadly creature, mutation, danger, deadly, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%