Movies like Phantoms

If you like "Phantoms" you are looking for scary, suspenseful and tense movies about / with small town, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, monster, devil and brutality themes of Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genre shot in USA or Japan.
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Phantoms (1998)
 5.4
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Phantoms
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, serious, suspense, twists and turns, intense, atmospheric, cerebral, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, monster, devil, brutality, supernatural ability, violence, death, hotel, adaptation, race against time, survival, virus, good versus evil, danger, sheriff, deadly, apocalypse, catastrophe, mentor, first contact, chases and races, book ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
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Grindhouse
Action, Horror, Thriller
USA
191 min.
 7.6
The Mist
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
126 min.
 7.2
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Most similar movies to Phantoms

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, suspense and serious films with plots about dialogue, brutality, violence, deadly, catastrophe, first contact and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Phantoms: Bats (1999), Watchers (1988), Splinter (2008), The Relic (1997), Man's Best Friend (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 3.7
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Bats
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, serious, suspenseful, awful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, mad scientist, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, lame, natural disaster, catastrophe, race against time, genetics, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   95%
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 5.3
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Watchers
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy takes in a stray dog, later finding out that its an ultra-intelligent runaway from a genetic research lab. Unknow to him, the dog is being stalked by another escaped creature thats not quite so friendly.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dog, laboratory, monster, deadly creature, book, experiment gone awry, adaptation, mutant, danger, brutality, genetics, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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System:   68%
    User:   67%
 
 6.1
 30K
Splinter
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When their plans for a nature trip go awry, Polly and boyfriend Seth decide to check into a motel. On their way, they're carjacked and kidnapped by low-rent crooks Dennis and Lacey, who take the victims and their SUV to a nearby gas station. ...
Style: bleak, bloody, scary, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, zombie, isolation, death, virus, transformation, infected, hit by a car, creature, infection, blood splatter, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
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 5.7
 22K
The Relic
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A researcher at Chicago's Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover ...
Style: scary, futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, monster, chase, police investigation, murder, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, monsters, blood, race against time, ship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, brazil
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System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
Children of the Corn: The Gathering
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, violence, blood, murder, children, supernatural, ghost, mystery, corn, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, cult, blood, supernatural, vengeance, violence, gore, mischievous children, splatter, demons, death, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   56%
    User:   49%
 
Man's Best Friend
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, gory, mad scientist, chase, laboratory, anti heroes, dangerous animal, genetics, deadly creature, animals, supernatural ability, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   67%
 
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 5.6
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The Kindred
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, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, gory, murder, monster, supernatural, dangerous animal, death, monsters, splatter, blood, hospital, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
Village of the Damned
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, village, halloween, pregnancy, violence, evil alien, death, supernatural ability, survival, mystery, alien, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
 6.0
 63K
Quarantine
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A television reporter and her cameraman are trapped inside a building quarantined by the CDC after the outbreak of a mysterious virus which turns humans into bloodthirsty killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: virus, gory, zombie, supernatural, journalism, blood, death, uncover truth, paranoia, cannibalism, violence, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
 5.6
 23K
The Bay
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, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gory, death, catastrophe, internet, hospital, blood, deadly creature, gore, virus, natural disaster, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
 5.4
 12K
Critters 2
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A batch of unhatched critter eggs are mistaken for Easter eggs by the country-folk inhabitants of Grover's Bend and, before long, the ferocious furballs are on the rampage again.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, violence, mad scientist, small town, bounty hunter, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, countryside, evil alien, egg, easter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
Puppet Master II
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: suspenseful, serious, macabre, twist ending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, slasher, gory, zombie, revenge, violence, murder, blood, gore, supernatural ability, splatter, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1910s
Place: cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
Movie in collections
 5.7
 8K
Puppetmaster
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toulon, a puppet maker, discovers an ancient Egyptian potion and uses it to bring his creations to life. His puppets become murderous little demons and escape. Distraught, the master takes his life. Years later, psychics tune into the existence of ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, gothic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, murder, supernatural, blood, ghost, violence, splatter, slasher, demons, puppets, serial killer, revenge ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sequel to 2004's Alien vs. Predator, the iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever - in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, small town, gory, survival, monster, violence, aliens, deadly creature, alien invasion, brutality, first contact, evil alien ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, antarctica, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
 6.4
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The Blob
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, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, gory, hospital, survival, alien, monster, transformation, dangerous animal, death, splatter, blood, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
Tremors II: Aftershocks
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Those supersucking desert creatures are back --- and this time they're south of the border. As the creatures worm their way through the oil fields of Mexico, the only people who can wrangle them are veteran Earl Bassett and survivalist Burt ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, monster, anti heroes, deadly creature, evil alien, survival, monsters, desert, heroic mission, weapons, oil, space and aliens ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, nevada, latin america, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
Alien Raiders
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, serious, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, survival, alien, blood, gore, aliens, small town, anti heroes, alien invasion, first contact, monster, store ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   39%
 
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 6.7
 138K
Event Horizon
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, space travel, insanity, survival, supernatural, violence, science, outer space, blood, transformation, gore, ghost ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
The Puppet Masters
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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: alien, alien invasion, chase, evil alien, aliens, mind control, book, zombie, adaptation, mars, first contact, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
 5.3
 6K
Hideaway
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, afterlife, supernatural, destiny, brutality, death, supernatural ability, hospital, murder, adaptation, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
 4.3
 25K
Species II
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Having just returned from a mission to Mars, Commander Ross isn't exactly himself. He's slowly becoming a terrifying alien entity with one goal -- to procreate with human women! When countless women suffer gruesome deaths after bearing ...
Style: sexual, bleak, twists and turns, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, cloning, transformation, gory, virus, alien, survival, nasa, pregnancy, monster, space travel, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, pentagon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
 5.9
 41K
Mimic
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing Manhattan children. In an effort to stop the epidemic an entomologist, Susan Tyler, creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, light ...
Plot: gory, virus, blood, chase, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, splatter, monster, first contact, spiders, mentor, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, halloween, murder, gory, death, supernatural, vengeance, obsession, psychopath, hospital, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   47%
 
Godzilla 1985
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Originally released in Japan as "The Return of Godzilla" in 1984, this is the heavily re-edited, re-titled "Godzilla 1985". Adding in new footage of Raymond Burr, this 16th Godzilla film ignores all previous sequels and serves ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, melancholic, tricky, suspense ...
Plot: monster, submarine, anti heroes, monsters, deadly creature, island, weapons, save the day, natural disaster, chaos and mayhem, adventure, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, soviet union
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System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
The Island of Dr. Moreau
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, island, genetics, dangerous animal, transformation, rebellion, survival, stranded, mutant, adaptation, experiment, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, future
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
 3.6
 2K
Parasite
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, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, mad scientist, androids and robots, gory, alien, violence, post apocalyptic, splatter, gore, deadly creature, laboratory, blood ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1992
Place: los angeles, california
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System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
 4.3
 9K
Critters 3
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In what appears to be a cross between Critters and The Towering Inferno, the residents of a shoddy L.A. apartment block are chased up to the roof by hoards of the eponymous hairy horrors.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, urban, anti heroes, dangerous animal, deadly creature, camp, mad scientist, monster, weapons, save the world, monsters, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 

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The Prophecy II
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gabriel returns to try to destroy the human race he despises so much, with the help of a suicidal teen and the opposition of the angel Daniel.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
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Audience: teens
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