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, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, danger, race against time, monster, military, quarantine, good versus evil, lovecraftian, gory, heroes, supernatural ability, chases and races, chaos, escapades, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, ghost town, brutality ...
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, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, survival, supernatural, escapades, gory and deadly creature mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Phantoms: The Mist (2007), The Puppet Masters (1994), The Blob (1988), Unearthed (2007), 30 Days of Night (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, creature, fear, trapped, deadly creature, insanity, alternate dimension, death, desperation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ 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, alien contact, space and aliens, alien invasion, alien, deadly creature, murder, danger, alien encounter, political corruption, father son relationship ...
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%
 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: suspenseful, tense, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, deadly creature, race against time, alien life-form, supernatural, chaos, riddles and clues, deadly, isolation, danger, archaeologist ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, asthma, winter, sunrise, isolation, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, good versus evil, gory, tall man, mortician, hospital, murder, danger, ghost, deadly, slasher ...
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, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, chaos and mayhem, plague, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, dark, surreal, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, revenge, survival, insanity, evil, suffering, mysterious place, missing child, parallel world, torture, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.1
 337K
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, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, survival, monster, paranoia, alien, fear, space and aliens, mutation, danger, isolation, supernatural, scientist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ 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: found footage, giant monster, monster, survival, quarantine, chaos, destruction, fear, escape, danger, skyscraper, supernatural ...
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 ⇓
50%
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, serious, psychological, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, alien, mind game, pregnancy, deadly, space and aliens, evil alien, village, supernatural power, danger, small town life, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, toxic, mutant, small town, survival, deadly creature, chaos, deadly, experiment gone awry, danger, plague, toxic waste ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: evil alien, survival, battles, investigation, hostages, isolation, danger, captivity, store, small town, save the world, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, investigation, danger, deadly, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.7
 542
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: government agency, alien, survival, save the world, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, special agents, heroic mission, race against time, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.4
 247
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, crime gone awry, danger, deadly, gory, betrayal, alien, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, disturbing, suspense, rough ...
Plot: infection, quarantine, cow, experiment gone awry, survival, danger, genetic engineering, race against time, isolation, deadly, escapades, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, apocalypse, rescue, mad scientist, heroes, deadly creature, journalism, supernatural, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: europe, italy, spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 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, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, save the world, danger, supernatural, chaos, deadly, deadly creature, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 20K
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, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chaos, infidelity, apocalypse, danger, survival, murder, violence spree, slasher, brutality, violent, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
How to Make a Monster (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Video game developer Clayton Software enlists the talents of a misfit group of programmers to develop the scariest computer combat game: EVILUTION. With four weeks to bring the game to market and a million-dollar bonus on the line, they utilize a ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, virtual reality, survival, save the day, heroic mission, a.i., experiment gone awry, supernatural, vengeance, danger, chaos, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, deadly creature, quarantine, parasite, survival, infected, isolation, danger, plague, expedition, professor, scientist ...
Time: prehistory, contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, rough, tense, serious
Plot: mutant, danger, survival, deadly creature, crimes, youth, deadly, rivalry, teenage life, stalking, murder, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, danger, supernatural, investigation, laboratory, genetic engineering ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, mad scientist, good versus evil, supernatural, disorder, laboratory, danger, deadly creature, crimes, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie apocalypse, post apocalypse, zombie, future dystopia, survival, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, escapades, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 2000s, 1990s, year 1995
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious ...
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, found footage, back from the dead, chaos, zombie apocalypse, danger, cannibalism, death, survival, gory, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.0
 747
Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an experiment to make the ultimate weapon goes wrong, a team of commandos is sent into a genetic research lab and end up getting stalked by a creature that looks a lot like the Predator
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, survival, supernatural, heroic mission, deadly creature, save the world, mad scientist, rivalry, soldier, deadly, evil alien, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, plague, danger, small town, ecological disaster, chaos, deadly, mayor, deadly creature, buried truth, social relations, toxic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, tense, suspenseful, biting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, good versus evil, chosen one, save the world, mysterious character, heroic mission, track down, master villain, rivalry, danger, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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