Movies like Phantoms

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Phantoms (1998)
 5.5
 19K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending, twists and turns, serious, surprise ending, post modern, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, danger, race against time, monster, military, quarantine, good versus evil, gory, heroes, supernatural ability, chases and races, chaos, escapades, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, ghost town, brutality, violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california

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Most similar movies to Phantoms

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, survival, escapades, violence, gory and supernatural mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Phantoms: The Mist (2007), Cloverfield (2008), The Puppet Masters (1994), The Blob (1988), Unearthed (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 264K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: bleak, bad ending, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fog, trapped, creature, fear, deadly creature, insanity, alternate dimension, death, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 354K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, escape, found footage, survival, giant monster, quarantine, chaos, destruction, skyscraper, fear, danger, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: mind control, evil alien, space and aliens, alien invasion, alien, deadly creature, rescue mission, alien contact, murder, danger, alien encounter, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 29K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, deadly creature, alien encounter, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.0
 3K
Unearthed (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the desert area of Hat Creek, cows are found partially devoured and the farmers believe that a wolf is attacking the cattle. The alcoholic Sheriff Annie Flynn is called by the local farmer Rob Horn to witness the remains of an animal to request ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, deadly creature, race against time, alien life-form, chaos, supernatural, riddles and clues, deadly, isolation, danger, archaeologist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
30 Days of Night (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This is the story of an isolated Alaskan town that is plunged into darkness for a month each year when the sun sinks below the horizon. As the last rays of light fade, the town is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires bent on an uninterrupted ...
Style: suspenseful, bloody, scary, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, snow, small town, fear, supernatural, survival, gory, sunrise, winter, isolation, violence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 12K
Phantasm II (1988)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mike, after his release from a psychiatric hospital, teams up with his old pal Reggie to hunt down the Tall Man, who is at it again. A mysterious, beautiful girl has also become part of Mike's dreams, and they must find her before the Tall Man ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, good versus evil, gory, tall man, mortician, hospital, murder, teenage life, crimes, danger, ghost ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, 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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, race against time, plague, danger, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 204K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, gothic, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, revenge, evil, insanity, suffering, mysterious place, missing child, parallel world, torture, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Village of the Damned (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids ...
Style: scary, tense, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, alien, mind game, pregnancy, space and aliens, deadly, evil alien, village, supernatural power, babies and infants, mystery, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, toxic, mutant, small town, survival, deadly creature, chaos, danger, experiment gone awry, deadly, plague, toxic waste ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, exciting, scary, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, battles, evil alien, danger, isolation, captivity, investigation, hostages, save the world, small town, race against time, store ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 2K
The Kindred (1987)
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, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, investigation, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 6K
Isolation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: infection, quarantine, cow, survival, experiment gone awry, escapades, genetic engineering, race against time, isolation, danger, deadly, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies. NB: Not to be confused with the 1981 American-made film with the same title.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, danger, race against time, survival, mad scientist, rescue, apocalypse, heroes, deadly creature, gory, disorder, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: barcelona spain, spain, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, serious, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, save the world, danger, deadly creature, mad scientist, deadly, experiment gone awry, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 11K
The Thaw (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, quarantine, global warming, survival, isolation, infected, deadly, plague, danger, professor, scientist, expedition ...
Time: contemporary, prehistory, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Man's Best Friend (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A dog turns from man's best friend into man's worst nightmare as he attacks everything that moves.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dog, chase, anti heroes, survival, dangerous animal, gory, supernatural, danger, laboratory, investigation, genetic engineering ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 2K
Neon Maniacs (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of teenagers in San Francisco discover a nest of homicidal monsters living in a tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, serious
Plot: mutant, danger, survival, deadly, deadly creature, crimes, youth, stalking, rivalry, teenage life, murder, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos rules the streets, the rest of the survivors must find a way to stop the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, zombie, post apocalypse, survival, future dystopia, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, escapades, soldier ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 1995, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Earth vs. the Spider (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A shy comic book fan is injected with an experimental serum and starts turning into a spider. When web covered bodies start appearing a policeman starts to investigate the strange case.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, disorder, supernatural, mad scientist, danger, good versus evil, laboratory, deadly creature, crimes, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 24K
The Bay (2012)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two million fish washed ashore. One thousand blackbirds dropped from the sky. On July 4, 2009 a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what happened that Independence Day has never been ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, danger, small town, plague, chaos, ecological disaster, deadly, mayor, deadly creature, toxic, buried truth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, tense, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, good versus evil, chosen one, mysterious character, save the world, rivalry, isolation, danger, track down, heroic mission, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Diary of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, found footage, back from the dead, chaos, danger, cannibalism, zombie apocalypse, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, rescue, danger, virus, countryside, airplane, survival, violence spree, race against time, chaos, infected ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: europe, italy, southern italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 9K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of an experimental underwater nuclear base are forced to struggle for their lives when their explorations disturb a creature who threatens to destroy their base.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rescue, race against time, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, chaos, technology gone awry, deadly creature, heroic mission, dangerous animal, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Puppet Master II (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The puppets return, this time they hunt some Paranormal Researchers to take their brain fluid for the dead/living puppet master, Andre Toulon
Style: serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, macabre, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, slasher, zombie, puppet, brain, gory, heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, supernatural, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1910s
Place: cairo egypt, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dinosaur, chaos, deadly creature, mutant, danger, extinction, gory, deadly, disorder, dangerous animal, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, bum, monster, toxic, police investigation, mutant, cannibal, experiment gone awry, murder, survival, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, save the world, danger, bio weapon, future dystopia, plague, desert, parasite, gang ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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