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, cult film
Plot: piranha, summer camp, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, mutant, danger, gory, deadly, chaos, race against time, eaten alive, investigation, lake, rescue, dam, swimming, escapades, female nudity, suicide, skeleton, breasts, missing girl, raft, female removes her clothes ...
Time: 90s

Most similar movies to Piranha

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about danger, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, supernatural and gory mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Piranha: The Zombie Diaries (2006), Mind Ripper (1995), The Nest (1988), Carnosaur (1993), Mosquito (1994). 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, piranha, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: scary, rough, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: mutant, island, isolation, survival, rescue, murder, experiment gone awry, deadly, mind game, danger, investigation, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, experiment gone awry, on the run, rescue, gory, danger, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, mutant, gory, superhuman powers, confined, experiment gone awry, desert, danger, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, experiment, cockroach, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly, danger, island, insect, scientist, gory, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, dinosaur, deadly creature, chaos, extinction, deadly, gory, disorder, imaginary, dangerous animal, mutant, danger ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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, absurd, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mosquito, animal horror, mutant, deadly creature, chaos, danger, battles, space and aliens, giant insect, park ranger, chainsaw, contamination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, experiment gone awry, mutant, danger, deadly, space and aliens, dangerous animal, animal horror, desert, journalism, news reporter, government coverup ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 3.5
 634
They Crawl (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A computer whiz named 'Bean' is among several people found dead with strange striations, odd puncture wounds and missing internal organs. Bean's brother Ted teams up with detective Gina to get to the bottom of it. With the help of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, danger, plague, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, dangerous animal, deadly creature, track down, cockroach ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, offbeat
Plot: mutant, lizard, dangerous animal, danger, extinction, deadly, supernatural, in the woods, on the run, woman in danger, evolution, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, super soldier, soldier, terrorism, deadly, battles, danger, deadly creature, technology gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, rescue, bio weapon, supernatural, rivalry, technology gone awry, deadly creature, danger, deadly, alien encounter, mutant, secret project ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, gory, danger, experiment gone awry, escapades, social relations, deadly, abandoned mine, dynamite, tentacle, mutant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, bleak, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: mutant, rat, survivor, danger, survival, dangerous animal, deadly creature, laboratory, chaos, save the world, gory, animal life ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.2
 2K
They Nest (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After freezing up under pressure in the emergency room, Dr. Cahill decides to spend a few months unwinding on a little Maine island where he immediately gets off on the wrong foot with the locals. Meanwhile, a body has washed up on shore infested ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense
Plot: island, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly creature, plague, mad scientist, rescue, survival, family in danger, isolation, deadly, cockroach ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, rough, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, deadly, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, save the day, heroic mission, danger, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 1K
MorphMan (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Science Eli Rudkus is called by the farmer Jacob Long to exam one of his cows. The veterinarian finds a strange parasite in the animal and sends it to a friend in the Department of Agriculture for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, survival, supernatural, chaos, plague, danger, disorder, deadly, small town, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.4
 951
Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, supernatural, mental institution, gory, disorder, deadly creature, escapades, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.6
 3K
Growth (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1989, a breakthrough in "advanced parasitic research" on Cuttyhunk Island gave scientists a jump in human evolution. Initial tests proved promising, as subjects experienced heightened physical and mental strength and awareness. But - ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: island, survival, experiment gone awry, quarantine, deadly, danger, deadly creature, parasite, human experiment, small town, gory, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.3
 832
Flying Virus (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a series of Amazonian Indian attacks on US owned petroleum installation in Brazil, both governments start a secret 'special program'. In fact colonel Ezekial's men use GM killer bees to eradicate the tribes. During an Indian ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, deadly creature, save the day, survival, bio weapon, experiment gone awry, chaos, escapades, rescue, plague, political conspiracy, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, brazil, latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the southwest!!
Style: suspenseful, serious, absurd, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mutant, gene manipulation, rabbit, experiment gone awry, chaos, deadly, mad scientist, danger, dangerous animal, heroes, mutation, giant animal ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Days of Darkness (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a comet strikes Earth and kicks up a cloud of toxic dust, hundreds of humans join the ranks of the living dead. But there's bad news for the survivors: The newly minted zombies are hell-bent on eradicating every last person from the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: zombie, plague, survival, deadly creature, apocalypse, supernatural, danger, chaos, rescue, deadly, gory, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.6
 2K
Sabretooth (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Using fossilized DNA, a scientist resurrects one of nature's most fearsome predators, a sabretooth tiger. Scientific ambition turns deadly, however, when the creature escapes and begins savagely stalking its prey - the human race.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, danger, heroes, deadly, gory, tiger, creature feature, catastrophe, chase, brutality, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 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, deadly creature, dangerous animal, supernatural, danger, deadly, experiment gone awry, gene manipulation, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.7
 645
Webs (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, 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, scary, serious, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, parallel world, survival, supernatural, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, rescue, danger, chaos, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Frankenstein Theory (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the makers of The Last Exorcism comes a boldly original vision of horror. What if the most chilling novel of all time was actually based on a true account of a horrific experiment gone awry? When he is suspended from his university job for his ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, scary
Plot: wilderness, found footage, deadly creature, obsessive quest, escapades, danger, supernatural, mutant, deadly, experiment gone awry, professor, frankenstein's monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: laboratory, alien, shower, monster, desert, survival, heroes, babies and infants, space and aliens, chases and races, deadly creature, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, laboratory, desert, survival, rescue, apocalypse, plague, deadly creature, battles, danger, isolation, pregnancy ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, chaos, deadly creature, danger, deadly, psychopath, chase, creature feature, murder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
56%