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, serious, scary and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, violence, brutality, survival, death and supernatural mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Phantoms: The Mist (2007), Cloverfield (2008), The Puppet Masters (1994), The Blob (1988), 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, suspenseful, scary, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, monster, fog, trapped, alternate dimension, creature, fear, deadly creature, insanity, 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, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, quarantine, found footage, escape, giant monster, chaos, skyscraper, fear, danger, destruction, 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, deadly creature, rescue mission, alien contact, murder, alien invasion, political corruption, alien encounter, danger ...
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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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, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
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%
 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, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, gory, deadly, riddles and clues, confined, deadly creature, anti heroes, chases and races, race against time, danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, 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, rough, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, supernatural, good versus evil, gory, tall man, mortician, hospital, murder, crimes, heroes, escapades, deadly creature ...
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, experiment gone awry, plague, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, race against time ...
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, dark, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, evil, insanity, suffering, missing child, revenge, torture, mysterious place, burned alive, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.9
 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: bat, small town, mutation, supernatural, gory, deadly, chaos, survival, race against time, danger, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, psychological, 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%
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, rescue, apocalypse, mad scientist, heroes, deadly creature, supernatural, journalism, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: italy, barcelona spain, spain, europe
⇓ 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, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dog, chase, anti heroes, survival, dangerous animal, gory, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, laboratory, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ 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, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, good versus evil, laboratory, supernatural, danger, disorder, mad scientist, crimes, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, survival, post apocalypse, future dystopia, siege, back from the dead, gory, heroic mission, mercenary, heroes, danger ...
Time: future, 1990s, year 1995, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, gory, save the world, danger, isolation, race against time, battles, store, captivity, small town, anti heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future
Place: arizona
⇓ 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, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, heroic mission, technology gone awry, dangerous animal, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
36%
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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: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, macabre, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, slasher, zombie, brain, puppet, gory, crimes, heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1910s, 1990s
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, deadly creature, chaos, deadly, disorder, extinction, danger, dangerous animal, imaginary, gory, mutant ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, mysterious character, save the world, rivalry, isolation, danger, track down, master villain, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, toxic, small town, mutant, blood, sheriff, motel, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, school, survival ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, apocalypse, one man army, danger, infected, survival, monster, fate of humanity, scientist, threat, heroine ...
Time: future
Place: utah, salt lake city utah, las vegas, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 105K
The Crazies (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, insanity, quarantine, on the run, infected, deadly virus, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, small town, isolation, army ...
Place: iowa, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: bleak, scary, bloody, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, infected, virus, partners in crime, weekend, death, blood splatter, infection, hit by a car, creature, torn in half ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, gory, murder, supernatural, crimes, survival, experimenting, investigation, experiment gone awry, escapades, twins ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, death, destiny, characters killed one by one, air disaster, psychic, youth, life & death, survival, supernatural, group of friends, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
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, rough, twists and turns, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, island, genetics, rebellion, mutant, experiment, dangerous animal, survival, chaos and mayhem, transformation, technology gone awry, stranded ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
[REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: √Āngela Vidal the young television reporter who entered the building with the fireman, manages to make it out alive. But what the soldiers don?t know is that she carries the seed of the strange infection. She is to be taken to a provisional ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: quarantine, soldier, survival, isolation, gory, virus, deadly, danger, chaos, violence spree, confined, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, chaos, danger, mayor, ecological disaster, parasite, found footage, chaos and mayhem, deadly, plague, gory, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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