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Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)
 3.7
 8K
Piranha Part Two: The Spawning (1981)
Original name: Piranha II: The Spawning
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: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, splatter, bloody, ridiculous, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, beach, gory, island, survival, school, crimes, ship, plague, special agents, supernatural, investigation, heroes, psychopath, dangerous animal, resort, experiment gone awry, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, animal life, escapades, deadly, rescue, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, gory and supernatural mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Piranha Part Two: The Spawning: Piranha (1978), Jaws: The Revenge (1987), Bats (1999), Man's Best Friend (1993), Mimic: Sentinel (2003). 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: piranha, resort, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
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Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, underwater scene, underwater, rescue, caribbean sea, shark attack, great white shark, vengeance, revenge, survival, death, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: bahamas, caribbean
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100%
 4.0
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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, save the day, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: killer dog, mad scientist, chase, dog, dangerous animal, survival, gory, danger, supernatural, anti hero, laboratory, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Mimic: Sentinel (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, police, supernatural, apocalypse, crimes, plague, psychopath, danger, mind game, serial killer, drug dealing, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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, deadly, danger, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
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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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, gory, danger, experiment gone awry, escapades, deadly, social relations, dynamite, abandoned mine, tentacle, mutant ...
Time: 80s
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Mimic 2 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a cockroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a species of "Judas" bugs and introduced them into the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, child in peril, supernatural ability, supernatural, rescue, good versus evil, high school, plague, survival, psychopath, mutation, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 3.1
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Shark Hunter (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Megalodon shark. A prehistoric killing machine 60 feet long, flashing 200 pounds of teeth and weighing over 20 tons. It's the deadliest predator the world has ever seen. The scientists say it's been extinct for more than 10,000 years. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.5
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Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, slasher, parody, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, gory, supernatural, crimes, danger, escapades, deadly, missing person, death, sand ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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DeepStar Six (1989)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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 creature, deadly, technology gone awry, heroic mission, dangerous animal, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
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 4.0
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Alien Lockdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, rivalry, race against time, mad scientist, save the world, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, humorous ...
Plot: piranha, summer camp, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, gory, mutant, chaos, eaten alive, race against time ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shark Attack 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A biological experiment goes bad, this time releasing a gaggle of mutated great white sharks with a taste for human flesh. Soon enough, shark expert Nick West is on the case, leading a crew to study them and eventually bring them back into ...
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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, suspense, tense, scary
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cancer-terminal tycoon Peter Murdoch's secret Wexel Hall Pharmaceuticals lab has developed a blood orchid extract cure. To examine why it works optimally in snakes, they also bread a super-anaconda strain. But the original pair escapes, leaving ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, snake, giant snake, laboratory, dangerous animal, supernatural, danger, race against time, obsessive quest, plague, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Living Hell (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a top secret Cold War military project an unstoppable, malignant organism who feeds on light and energy is unleashed threatening to destroy everything in it's path.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, rivalry, race against time, heroes, supernatural, zombie, danger, escapades, plague ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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C.H.U.D. (1984)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A rash of bizarre murders in New York City seems to point to a group of grotesquely deformed vagrants living in the sewers. A courageous policeman, a photo journalist and his girlfriend, and a nutty bum, who seems to know a lot about the creatures, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, toxic, mutant, zombie, police investigation, experiment gone awry, bum, survival, murder, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Black Swarm (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, deadly, bio weapon, graphic violence, investigation, escapades, zombie, killer animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york state
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32%
Attack of the Sabertooth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Fiji islands, the greedy and unscrupulous owner of the Valalola Resort Primal Park invites investors and guests for an opening party of his compound composed of hotel and zoo aiming to find partners for his discoveries. When a bunch of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: animal horror, survival, isolation, chaos, danger, dangerous animal, race against time, college, heroic mission, theme park, cloning, resort ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Orca (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After witnessing the killing of his mate and offspring at Captain Nolan's hands, a vengeful killer whale goes on a rampage in the fisherman's Newfoundland harbor. Under pressure from the villagers, Nolan, Rachel and Umilak sail after the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, harsh, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: antarctica, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Untold (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, sasquatch, survival, supernatural, danger, obsessive quest, deadly creature, rescue, crimes, legends and myths, heroic mission, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Venomous (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mutant snakes survived a terrorist attack on a government laboratory, and they now threaten the town of Santa Mira Springs, California. Seismic activity has brought snakes to the surface, where residents are being bitten. Victims can transmit the ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, small town, epidemic, dangerous animal, race against time, survival, plague, heroic mission, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maryland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia, UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young girl whose sister was murdered by werewolves helps an investigator track down a gang of the beasts through the U.S. and Europe.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, cult film, gothic horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, female werewolf, violence, wolf, monster, supernatural, vampire, mutant, rescue, journalism, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: transylvania, romania, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.9
 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, experiment gone awry, save the world, future dystopia, mad scientist, survival, danger, bio weapon, plague, gang, desert, parasite ...
Time: future, 1990s, near future, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, rough, parody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, gory, supernatural, escapades, danger, deadly creature, deadly, nosy, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.0
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Spiders (2000)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant spider, animal horror, experiment gone awry, mutant, danger, space and aliens, dangerous animal, deadly, desert, journalism, news reporter, government coverup ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Bone Snatcher (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After miners disappear in the Namib Desert, some scientists find their remains and the demonic creature that killed them.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, deadly, isolation, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, rescue, supernatural ability, escapades, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: rough, scary, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: mutant, island, survival, isolation, rescue, mind game, danger, deadly, investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%