Movies like Phantoms

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Phantoms (1998)
 5.4
 21K
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, tense, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, twists and turns, serious, surprise ending, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, small town, military, sheriff, ghost town, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, good versus evil, quarantine, disaster, devil, winter, alien, catastrophe, heroes, ghost, race against time, demon, violence, death, brutality, creature ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, los angeles, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Phantoms

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, survival, escapades, gory, monster and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Phantoms: The Mist (2007), Village of the Damned (1995), The Blob (1988), The Puppet Masters (1994), Unearthed (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 307K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: scary, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, religious fanatic, spider, creature, trapped, survival horror, chaos and mayhem, fog, deadly creature, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ 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, atmospheric, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, space and aliens, pregnancy, small town, supernatural ability, genetics, survival, evil alien, mind game, babies and infants, mystery, small town life ...
Time: 90s, 60s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 37K
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, suspense, suspenseful, slasher, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, evil alien, survival, small town, quarantine, space and aliens, body horror, alien, teenager, death, race against time, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, futuristic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: alien, evil alien, alien invasion, alien contact, space and aliens, mind control, deadly creature, ufo, brutality, justice, alien encounter, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.0
 4K
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: survival, creature feature, alien life-form, desert, deadly creature, race against time, chaos, supernatural, riddles and clues, isolation, archaeologist, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, scary, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, hostage, evil alien, hostage situation, paranormal phenomena, battles, alien, investigation, captivity, isolation, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 80s, future, contemporary
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 8K
The Swarm (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack without reason. Disaster movie-master Irwin Allen's film contains ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, survival, natural disaster, military, bee, monster, plague, catastrophe, rescue, race against time, panic, antidote ...
Time: 70s
Place: austin texas, texas, latin america, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 414K
The Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, survival, isolation, supernatural, snow, paranoia, alien encounter, creature, fear, space and aliens, scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 6.0
 20K
Body Snatchers (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Environmental Protection Agency inspector Steve Malone travels to a remote military base in order to check for toxic materials, he brings his family along for the ride. After arriving at the base, his teenage daughter Marti befriends Jean ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, soldier, alien, military base, invasion, paranoia, zombie, teenage life, toxic, emotionless, cloning ...
Time: 90s, 50s
Place: alabama, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nightmare City (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 88 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, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, airplane, virus, countryside, rescue, apocalypse, survival, chaos, violence spree, race against time, zombie apocalypse, soldier ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: southern italy, rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 38K
Splinter (2008)
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: scary, macabre, psychological, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: infected, zombie, survival, creature, monster, infection, isolation, virus, parasite, death, transformation, weekend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, post apocalypse, zombie apocalypse, virus, future dystopia, zombie attack, survival, end of the world, apocalypse, cannibalism, violence, humanity ...
Time: future, 2000s, year 1995, 90s
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, stylized, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, apocalypse, epidemic, small town, quarantine, survival, survival horror, transformation, brutality, soldier, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 396K
Cloverfield (2008)
Genre: Action, 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: scary, suspense, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, found footage, giant monster, disaster, survival, survival horror, alien, deadly creature, chaos, destruction, fear, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, mutant, small town, survival, deadly creature, chaos, experiment gone awry, infection, plague, toxic, toxic waste, virus ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.2
 711
Zombex (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: ZOMBEX tells the story of a post-Katrina New Orleans as it deals with a new disaster, a zombie apocalypse. NOLA residents are no longer experiencing the depression and post-traumatic stress due to the trauma of the hurricane, thanks to the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, chaos, supernatural, graphic violence, escapades, anti depressant, post traumatic stress, survival, fear of death, fear, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 2K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, intense, suspense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, monster, death, secrets, transformation, genetics, survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, creature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.3
 2K
Kaw (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the last working day of Sheriff Wayne, his small town is attacked by blood thirsty ravens that eat human flesh. Meanwhile his wife Cynthia visits a farm where a Mennonite family lives to say farewell to her friend Gretchen and discloses a dark ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: bird attack, bird, curse, small town, corpse, dangerous animal, diner, countryside, misfit, amish, deadly creature, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 4K
Watchers (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: suspense, serious, suspenseful, rough, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dog, monster, creature feature, laboratory, genetic mutation, creature, experiment gone awry, survival, government agent, adventure, mad scientist, genetic engineering ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.5
 632
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, alien, government agency, save the world, survival, deadly creature, race against time, special agents, supernatural, heroic mission, chaos, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 21K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, brutality, apocalypse, post apocalypse, chaos, psychopath, violent, infidelity, murder, survival, violence spree, epidemic ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, intense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer dog, mad scientist, dog, chase, animal attack, monster, survival, dangerous animal, supernatural, investigation, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.6
 4K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, monster, mad scientist, mutant, virus, genetics, chaos, deadly creature, disorder, extinction, dangerous animal, creature feature ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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3062
devil movies
785
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1388
 3.3
 325
Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, crime gone awry, rivalry, escapades, betrayal, alien, monster, leadership, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 12K
DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, race against time, creature feature, sea monster, rescue, giant monster, sea, disaster, alien, stranded, adaptation ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: scary, rough, slasher, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, zombie violence, exploitation, walking dead, apocalypse, race against time, survival, female nudity, zombie child, infection, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: papua new guinea, barcelona, italy, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 7K
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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: infection, farm, quarantine, survival, experiment gone awry, escapades, race against time, isolation, genetic engineering, countryside, laboratory, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Final Destination 5 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this fifth installment, Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to ...
Style: scary, slasher, brutal, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: premonition, characters killed one by one, supernatural, survival, destiny, a vision, psychic, death, no survivors, precognition, catastrophe, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, future ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Final Destination (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a young man's premonition of a deadly race-car crash helps saves the lives of his peers, Death sets out to collect those who evaded their end.
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, premonition, death, a vision, car race, car accident, teenager, foreknowledge, coincidence, race against time, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.2
 17K
V/H/S: Viral (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ...
Style: scary, stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, found footage, virus, murder, death, violence, brutality, zombie, survival, teenage life, computers and web, parallel universe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: tijuana mexico, usa, las vegas, los angeles, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%