Movies like Piranha 1995

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Piranha (1995)
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Piranha (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Doctor Baines has been conducting genetic experiments on piranhas and has made them virtually unstoppable. Unfortunately, his assistants, Maggie and Paul, accidentally release the hybrids into the Lost River Lake threatening to destroy everyone in their path. Can they prevent the flesh-eating piranhas from escaping into the ocean and spawning?
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: piranha, summer camp, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, mutant, danger, deadly, gory, chaos, race against time, eaten alive, investigation, lake, rescue, dam, swimming, escapades, female nudity, suicide, skeleton, missing girl, raft, unconsciousness, panties pulled down ...
Time: 90s

Most similar movies to Piranha

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, supernatural, gory and mutant mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Piranha: The Zombie Diaries (2006), Mind Ripper (1995), Carnosaur (1993), Mosquito (1994), Spiders (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: resort, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, piranha, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Zombie Diaries (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the early part of the 21st Century, an unknown virus began spreading among the populous. Within weeks it had engulfed the entire planet, from the smallest communities to the greatest cities. Upon the death of its host, the virus would reanimate ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, futuristic
Plot: zombie, race against time, survival, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, rescue, on the run, gory, danger, future dystopia, experiment gone awry, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.0
 1K
Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A top secret experiment intended to produce a superhuman has gone terribly wrong. Now the creators, trapped in a remote desert outpost, are being pursued ruthlessly by their creation. With the door sealed from within, there is no way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending
Plot: mutant, supernatural, gory, deadly creature, danger, confined, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, desert, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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 ⇓
77%
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 4.8
 2K
Mosquito (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An alien starship crashes in a swamp in a U.S. National Park. Some mosquitos begin to feed from the alien's corpses, causing them to grow to the size of a vulture. These mutant insects became very agressive, killing every human being they find. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, absurd, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mosquito, mutant, deadly creature, chaos, danger, battles, space and aliens, animal horror, giant insect, park ranger, chainsaw, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.0
 3K
Spiders (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A DNA experiment on a rare breed of spider is taking place on a NASA space shuttle, when a freak meteor shower engulfs the shuttle, causing everything to go horribly wrong. One survivor is found on the ship and watched over in a secret location deep ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, mutant, danger, deadly, dangerous animal, space and aliens, animal horror, desert, journalism, giant spider, news reporter, government coverup ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 2K
The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, danger, gory, deadly, escapades, experiment gone awry, social relations, abandoned mine, dynamite, tentacle, mutant ...
Time: 80s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cynicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: island, mutant, babies and infants, mischievous children, escapades, crimes, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, chaos and mayhem, supernatural ability, gory, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Rats: Night of Terror (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One hundred years after a nuclear war has devastated the planet, society has been reborn into two factions; the underground society and the scavangers above in the wastelands. A group of scavangers on bikes come across a town infested with flesh ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: rat, mutant, survivor, danger, dangerous animal, deadly creature, survival, laboratory, chaos, save the world, deadly, animal life ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.5
 2K
DNA (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: DNA is a 1997 American science fiction action film starring Mark Dacascos and Jürgen Prochnow, and directed by William Mesa. Filming took place in the Philippines. The film was retitled ADN - La menace for its French DVD release, and Scarabée for ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, mad scientist, mutant, dangerous animal, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, gene manipulation, terminator, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 2K
The Nest (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Horrifying shocker as a biological experiment goes haywire when meat-eating mutant roaches invade an island community, terrorizing a peaceful New England fishing village and hideously butchering its citizens.
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, cockroach, experiment, deadly, gory, chaos, experiment gone awry, escapades, dangerous animal, danger, island, village ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.9
 2K
Creepozoids (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The year is 1998, six years after the nuke wars reduced the world to rubble and a few bands of wandering survivors. One of these groups stumbles into an abandoned government research facility, where they were working on making the body capable of ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, alien, shower, monster, imaginary, dangerous animal, heroes, future dystopia, space and aliens, chases and races, life is a bitch, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 2.7
 1K
Raptor (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, rescue, survival, dangerous animal, crimes, disorder, heroes, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, danger, race against time, deadly ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During WWII, a human heart taken from Dr. Frankenstein's lab and is kept in Japan where it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart grows in size, mutates and eventually becomes an indestuctable humanoid. Later, a ...
Style: scary, serious, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: false accusation, scientist, monster, mutant, rescue, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural, laboratory, frankenstein, reincarnation, master villain ...
Time: year 1945, 1960s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A scientist engineers a group of genetically engineered cyborgs for use as "super soldiers" to fight U.S. wars in the Middle East. However, things get ugly when the cyborgs malfunction and turn on their creators.
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, chaos, journalism, disorder, man versus machine, gory, deadly, chaos and mayhem, chases and races, technology gone awry, a.i., environmentalism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
 868
Watchers II (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: pets, danger, mutant, deadly creature, escapades, heroes, chases and races, supernatural ability, imaginary, experiment gone awry, buddies, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 879
Aberration (1997)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A nature field researcher is investigating the strange extinction of small animals and insects in the area, which indicates that something is wrong. His suspicions are soon to be proven right when he meets May, who lives in a cabin in the forest ...
Style: offbeat, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: mutant, lizard, deadly, extinction, gory, woman in danger, danger, dangerous animal, deadly creature, supernatural, in the woods, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Incredible Melting Man (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An astronaut exposed to cosmic rays outside of Saturn's rings returns to Earth and begins to melt away. Escaping from the hospital, he wanders around the backwoods looking for human flesh to eat.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, astronaut, supernatural, man versus machine, space travel, space and aliens, escapades, mad scientist, zombie, deadly, a.i., experiment gone awry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Camel Spiders (2011)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Based on actual creatures that for years have tormented our armed forces in the Middle East, these creatures have now invaded the southwestern deserts of the United States. The Camel Spiders now freely hunt for prey, unafraid of any predator - ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, danger, dangerous animal, desert, deadly, escapades, creature feature, military, survival, spiders, tourist, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Terror Within (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experiments in biological warfare have destroyed all but a few remnants of the human race. Alone in a lab, eight students work feverishly to create a vaccine before they are forced outside in search for food. It is then that the surviving scientists ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, laboratory, desert, walkie talkie, monster, periscope, rattlesnake, imaginary, deadly creature, isolation, danger, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: International terrorists get a surprise when their cargo turns out to contain living dinosaurs. The army commando team now have to think fast, if they want to prevent the extinction of the human species, instead of the reptiles.
Style: scary, serious, rough, idiotic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dinosaur, danger, rivalry, chases and races, experiment gone awry, heroes, escapades, deadly creature, chaos, supernatural, terrorism, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 2K
The Children (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A nuclear-plant leak turns a bus-load of children into murderous atomic zombies with black fingernails.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending
Plot: zombie, burned alive, evil child, toxic, contamination, deadly creature, rescue, mutant, plague, danger, deadly, radiation ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 846
Shadowzone (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After someone is killed in the subterranean project called "Shadowzone," a NASA captain is called in to investigate. In the project, sleeping subjects are induced into a deep EDS state whereby they become portals to a parallel universe. ...
Style: serious, offbeat, scary, suspenseful
Plot: nasa, evil alien, experiment gone awry, heroes, escapades, parallel world, danger, supernatural, chaos, deadly creature, imaginary, space and aliens ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 3K
Ticks (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Teens camping in a northern California retreat are terrorized by mutant insects created by evil, polluting pot farmers.
Style: scary, tense, rough, semi serious
Plot: mutant, drug dealing, summer camp, escapades, dangerous animal, wilderness, youth, danger, drug abuse, life is a bitch, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 617
Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, alien, supernatural, crimes, space and aliens, imaginary, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, evil alien, slasher, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Flesh Eaters (1964)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alcoholic actress, her personal assistant, and their pilot are downed on a secluded isle by bad weather, where a renegade Nazi scientist is using ocean life to develop a solvent for human flesh. The tiny flesh-eating sea critters that result ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, survival, supernatural, chaos, mutant, zombie, plague, mad scientist, heroes, laboratory, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 203
Bugged (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Bugged! tells the story of a group of bumbling exterminators who are called over to the house of an attractive young novelist to rid her house of insects. Unfortunately, due to a horrible chemical mix-up, the poison spray causes the bugs to grow to ...
Style: offbeat, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, escapades, danger, mutant, supernatural, gory, disorder, deadly, imaginary, dangerous animal, down on your luck, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A scuba diving instructor, her biochemist boyfriend, and her police chief ex-husband try to link a series of bizarre deaths to a mutant strain of piranha fish whose lair is a sunken freighter ship off a Caribbean island resort.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: beach, blood, piranha, slasher, gory, island, zombie, special agents, deadly creature, dangerous animal, estrangement, animal life ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
 2.7
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Monster (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rural Colombian village is attacked by a horrible sea serpent, aroused by industrial pollution of a nearby lake. Based on a real event that took place in June of 1971.
Style: serious, rough, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, monster, village life, countryside, supernatural, environmentalism, investigation, breeding, evil alien, deadly, disorder, lake or river ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistory
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%