Movies like Phantoms

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Phantoms (1998)
 5.4
 18K
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, post modern, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, sheriff, hotel, good versus evil, gory, deadly creature, supernatural ability, race against time, survival, danger, deadly, apocalypse, chases and races, escapades, heroes, rivalry, chaos, extinction, monster, devil, brutality, violence, death, oil ...
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 scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, gory, violence, supernatural, escapades and dialogue mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Phantoms: Cloverfield (2008), 30 Days of Night (2007), The Mist (2007), Unearthed (2007), Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 348K
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: suspenseful, bleak, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, monster, chaos, quarantine, giant monster, found footage, danger, fear, skyscraper, escape, destruction, monster terrorizes city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: suspense, suspenseful, scary, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, gory, supernatural, survival, winter, fear, sunrise, violence, brutality, isolation, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 258K
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: scary, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fear, deadly creature, trapped, tentacle, fog, fight, supermarket, insanity, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, gory, deadly creature, survival, archaeologist, alien life-form, isolation, riddles and clues, supernatural, confined, deadly, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)
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, national guard, predator, morgue, hybrid, evil alien, gory, deadly creature, survival, triangle, alien possession ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.7
 9K
Bats (1999)
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, bat, mutation, gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, attack, evil scientist, supernatural, race against time, save the day, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 28K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, hospital, freezer, sewer, quarantine, military, gory, evil alien, race against time, survival, danger, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: rough, scary, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, small town, quarantine, soldier, survival, apocalypse, deadly creature, virus, race against time, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.7
 22K
The Relic (1997)
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, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: monster, museum, anthropologist, ship, gory, deadly creature, murder, chase, police investigation, race against time, god, indian tribe ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, brazil, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, brain, puppet, gory, supernatural ability, good versus evil, danger, deadly, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1910s
Place: cairo egypt, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Village of the Damned (1995)
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, serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, small town, evil alien, alien, supernatural ability, mind game, pregnancy, world domination, alien life-form, mystery, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, future dystopia, gory, mercenary, siege, survivor, back from the dead, heroic mission, danger, escapades ...
Time: future, year 1995, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: gory, small town, anti heroes, survival, benign alien, store, deadly creature, hostages, special agents, zombie, investigation, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 23K
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, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, danger, chaos, found footage, parasite, deadly, gory, chaos and mayhem, plague, mayor, ecological disaster, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 19K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, psychopath, chaos, infidelity, deadly creature, zombie, vengeance, serial killer, apocalypse, slasher, survival, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)
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, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, blood, blood splatter, priest, corn, cornfield, killer child, city, telekinesis, boy, gory, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 1K
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, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, mad scientist, mutant, dangerous animal, murder, experiment gone awry, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, disorder, twins ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 31K
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, bleak, bloody, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, zombie, infected, death, hit by a car, creature, blood splatter, infection, weekend, partners in crime, hostage, torn in half ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, toxic, small town, motel, blood, sheriff, mutant, deadly creature, school, gory, experiment gone awry, plague ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, offbeat, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: blood, good versus evil, prostitute, demon, chosen one, gory, siege, temptation, hotel, small town, supernatural, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After surviving the incidents in Barrow, Alaska, Stella Olemaun relocates to Los Angeles, where she intentionally attracts the attention of the local vampire population in order to avenge the death of her husband, Eben.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, deadly, rivalry, track down, chases and races, imaginary, revenge, interrogation, burnt body, death of husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 8K
Puppetmaster (1989)
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: atmospheric, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, hotel, puppet, objects come to life, ghost, supernatural, serial killer, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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 ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: possession, priest, corn, slasher, gory, small town, murder, curses spells and rituals, harvest, supernatural, religions or cults, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gory, good versus evil, zombie, tall man, hospital, mortician, deadly creature, portal, evil, murder, supernatural, ghost ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dog, mad scientist, laboratory, anti heroes, chase, investigation, gory, genetic engineering, dangerous animal, killer, deadly creature, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 631
Webs (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Richard Greico leads a team of electrical workers who stumble across a terrifying parallel universe. While investigating a strange power source in an abandoned building, the workers find themselves sucked into an underworld teeming with massive, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parallel world, dangerous animal, gory, deadly creature, rescue, laboratory, survival, chaos and mayhem, trapped, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: evil alien, mind control, alien, space and aliens, small town, escape, alien contact, rescue mission, deadly creature, alien encounter, murder, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 4K
Watchers (1988)
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, stray dog, genetic engineering, government agent, boy dog relationship, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, creature, experiment, mutant, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 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: futuristic, serious, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, small town, on the run, gang, mad scientist, gory, androids and robots, deadly creature, laboratory, zombie, save the world, survival ...
Time: future, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, futuristic ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, back from the dead, chaos, danger, found footage, death, survival, gory, cannibalism, chase, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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