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Proteus (1995)
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Proteus (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Group of heroin smugglers finds shelter on abandoned oil rig after their ship had exploded. Soon they find that the oil rig was just cover for biological experiment. One of the results is Charlie - shape-shifting monster with ability to absorb the memory of its victims. However, even such creatures have their own bad habits.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, gang, laboratory, adventure, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, deadly creature, ocean, drug dealing, monster, characters killed one by one, dna, catastrophe, gangsters, heroes, supernatural, space and aliens, crimes, beach, dangerous animal, disaster, escapades, save the planet, changing the past or future, alien encounter ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, escapades, experiment gone awry, disorder and deadly creature mostly in Sci-Fi, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Proteus: Alien Abduction (2005), Mind Ripper (1995), The Relic (1997), DNA (1996), Carnosaur (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Alien Abduction (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being abducted by extra terrestrials, Jean and her friends are committed to a top secret government run mental institution to undergo tests and be brainwashed.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien abduction, mutant, spacecraft, mental institution, haunted by the past, conspiracy, life is a bitch, race against time, on the run, supernatural, alien encounter, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 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: desert, deadly creature, supernatural, mutant, confined, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, escapades, disorder, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A researcher at Chicago's Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, macabre ...
Plot: monster, human versus monster, beast, museum, police investigation, deadly creature, anthropologist, supernatural, survival, ship, swat team, corpse ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, brazil
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100%
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DNA (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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: mad scientist, jungle, mutant, gene manipulation, deadly creature, dangerous animal, supernatural, experiment gone awry, alien, self sacrifice, genetic experiment, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: borneo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, dinosaur, chaos, deadly creature, mutant, disorder, extinction, dangerous animal, virus, genetics, desert, vegetarian ...
Time: 90s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Deep Evil (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An alien microbe lands in remote Siberia in the 1950's. In the year 2004, US scientist working at a top secret underground lab in Alaska clone the microbe. A garbled distress signal is heard from the lab just before a complete lock down of the ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: evil alien, cloning, mad scientist, terrorism, monster, chaos, deadly creature, supernatural ability, supernatural, alien encounter, disorder, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, russia
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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: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant spider, mutant, experiment gone awry, space and aliens, dangerous animal, journalism, desert, government coverup, news reporter, space shuttle, government agent, creature feature ...
Time: 90s
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100%
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, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, disorder, deadly creature, crimes, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, mad scientist, laboratory, supernatural ability ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, cockroach, experiment gone awry, murder, rivalry, supernatural, plague, deadly creature, dangerous animal, track down, mutant, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, mad scientist, save the world, race against time, soldier, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster rape, mutant, desert, laboratory, survival, rescue, battles, deadly creature, plague, apocalypse, isolation, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, disorder, mutant, buddies, pets, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability, heroes, strong violent content, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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100%
Panic in the tower (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A murderous baboon escapes from a laboratory and roams the research building, and begins to kill some teenagers who are also in the building playing a Dungeons-and-Dragons type game.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: medical school, laboratory, animal experimentation, mutant, experiment gone awry, isolation, captivity, baboon, animal attack, scientist, monkey, medical student ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Forbidden World (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten loose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, laboratory, planet, genetics, chaos, save the planet, battles, space and aliens, dangerous animal, isolation ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, virtual reality, video game, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, supernatural, save the day, survival, a.i., vengeance, technology gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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
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Time: prehistory
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, save the world, survival, deadly creature, race against time, special agents, supernatural, heroic mission, chaos, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 21K
Leviathan (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Underwater deep-sea miners encounter a Soviet wreck and bring back a dangerous cargo to their base on the ocean floor with horrifying results. The crew of the mining base must fight to survive against a genetic mutation that hunts them down one by ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, experiment gone awry, ocean, ship, survival, race against time, mutant, isolation, shipwreck, sea, rescue, evil alien ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic ocean
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The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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
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Time: 80s
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Bombshell (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Characters in a bio technological firm utilize nanotechnology (miniature, smart robots) to control others for their own good.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laboratory, experiment gone awry, corporate crime, inventions and discoveries, future dystopia, corporate crimes, technology gone awry, life is a bitch, crimes, graphic violence, chaos, animal life ...
Time: 90s
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Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic ...
Plot: frankenstein, world war two, false accusation, monster, scientist, experiment gone awry, laboratory, deadly creature, rescue, supernatural, mutant, reincarnation ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, hiroshima japan, germany
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Scintilla (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From a torturous cell in Africa, Abel Powell is released and given the chance to regroup his team of skilled mercenaries for one last job. A top scientist will guide them half a mile underground through an ex-Soviet bunker to extract the vital ...
Style: tense, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, mutant, heroes, military base, deadly creature, laboratory, supernatural, disorder, escapades, mercenary, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, social relations, escapades, experiment gone awry, abandoned mine, tentacle, mutant, heroes, crimes, heist, bloodsucker ...
Time: 80s
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42%
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Bats: Human Harvest (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of Delta Force soldiers, accompanied by a CIA agent, are sent to the Belzan forest in Chechnya in search of a rogue American weapons researcher, Dr. Benton Walsh. As they search for Walsh's camp, they are attacked by genetically-altered ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, soldier, supernatural, terrorism, heroes, deadly creature, escapades, creature feature, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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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: superhuman powers, mad scientist, mutant, experiment gone awry, super soldier, deadly creature, terrorism, soldier, battles, technology gone awry, rivalry, journalism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Bottom Feeder (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of utility workers are trapped in a series of tunnels which, unfortunately, contain a scientist mutated by his own creation. The creature feeds instantly on a rat, becoming what it has eaten.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: mutant, tunnel, dangerous animal, supernatural, chaos, murder, scientist, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.9
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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, bio weapon, plague, gang, desert, parasite, small town ...
Time: future, near future, 90s, year 1992, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: mad scientist, monster, murder, investigation, missing person, isolation, mad doctor, island, laboratory, chaos, animal life, mutant ...
Time: 60s
Place: the philippines, asia
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32%
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Parasite (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abandoned oil rig in the middle of the North Sea. Dr. Christine Hansen is charged with the task of testing an experimental cleaning fluid which could revolutionize the oil industry. Hired to carry out the tests is Jacob Rasmussen and his rough ...
Style: bleak, rough, scary, serious, experimental
Plot: plague, survival, oil rig, supernatural, obsession, ocean, bio weapon, isolation, environmentalism, experiment gone awry, graphic violence, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
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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, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, save the day, dangerous animal, race against time, chaos, national guard ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
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