Movies like Re-Animator

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Re-Animator (1985)
 7.2
 63K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: splatter, humorous, scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, not serious, macabre, sinister, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, reanimated corpse, bodies, dark humor, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, murder, graphic violence, experiment gone awry, strangulation, experiment, laboratory, black cat, surgical operation, medical school, decapitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), cult, doctors, medical student, reanimation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria, zurich switzerland, massachusetts

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Most similar movies to Re-Animator

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, cult film, splatter and suspenseful films with plots about deadly, supernatural, zombie, blood, gory, mad scientist and gore mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Re-Animator: Evil Dead II (1987), From Beyond (1986), The Return of the Living Dead (1985), Return of the Living Dead II (1988), Night of the Creeps (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bride of Re-Animator (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: laboratory, police detective, mad scientist, zombie, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, perversion, corpse, experiment, reanimation, doctor, basement ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
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100%
 7.7
 160K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed ...
Style: scary, slasher, splatter, psychotronic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, curses spells and rituals, chainsaw, zombie, time travel, tombs and skeletons, survival, forest, evil dead, spirit, dark humor, cult ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1987, 14th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 26K
From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mad scientist, transformation, experiment, laboratory, bondage, experiment gone awry, zombie, murder, supernatural, parallel world, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, punk, cemetery, crematorium, cannibalism, back from the dead, nuclear, mortician, strong violent content, experiment gone awry, supernatural, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: usa, kentucky, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, parody, semi serious, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, suburbs, undead, supernatural, disorder, chaos, nosy, deadly creature, escapades, plague, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Once again tampering with mother nature to disastrous results, Dr. Herbert West continues his research while serving time in a maximum security prison for his previous exploits. West's limited prison-cell experiments are suddenly interrupted by ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, prison, afterlife, insanity, dark humor, experiment, convict, doctor, laboratory, survival, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, splatter, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parasite, alien, zombie, survival, monster, undead, police, college, corpse, experiment, chaos and mayhem, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1959
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, beast, afterlife, dark humor, supernatural, countryside, nurse, transformation, curses spells and rituals, race against time, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 96K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: splatter, humorous, surreal, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, dark humor, reanimation, monster, deadly creature, supernatural, brutality, eaten alive, graphic violence, party ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957, 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 8K
Dead Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis is killed while arresting zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, police investigation, laboratory, police, resurrection, mad scientist, supernatural, tough law enforcer, crimes, buddies, good versus evil, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Zombie Strippers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the not too distant future a secret government re-animation chemo-virus gets released into conservative Sartre, Nebraska and lands in an underground strip club. As the virus begins to spread, turning the strippers into "Super Zombie ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: strip club, zombie, experiment gone awry, deadly virus, race against time, nothing goes right, supernatural, chaos, plague, stripper, lap dance, survival ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 9K
Castle Freak (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher, macabre ...
Plot: freak, haunted by the past, death, castle, parents and children, basement, cannibalism, prostitute, captive, brutality, voyeurism, blind girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Computer Killers (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following his forced retirement from an appalling rock band, Jason decides to vacation at Brittlehouse Manor, a health farm run by the leather-gloved, ex-Nazi scientist Dr. Storm. Along the way, Jason meets Judy, also on her way to Brittlehouse ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, hospital, survival, mind control, experiment gone awry, mental illness, violence, on the run, laboratory, mad doctor, midget ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: parody, humorous, scary, suspenseful, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, small town, ufo, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, dark humor, youth, race against time, save the day, save the world, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 21K
Cemetery Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cemetery man has the unusual problem of the dead rising from the grave. Himself and his assistant must end these creatures' lives again after they are reborn. Everything is going well until "She" comes along and stirs things up a ...
Style: gothic, humorous, macabre, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, insanity, mayor, undead, supernatural, grim reaper, reincarnation, mute or deaf, love and romance, back from the dead, erotica, dark humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Toxic Avenger (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tromaville has a monstrous new hero. The Toxic Avenger is born when mop boy Melvin Junko falls into a vat of toxic waste. Now evildoers will have a lot to lose.
Style: parody, humorous, scary, not serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, toxic, satire, corruption, graphic violence, hit and run, rejection, mayor, person on fire, superhero spoof, strong man, disfigured face ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 81K
Slither (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.
Style: scary, atmospheric, disturbing, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parasite, small town, monster, zombie, transformation, zombification, apocalypse, alien invasion, save the day, alien, mutant, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 11K
Frankenhooker (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A medical school dropout loses his fiancée in a tragic lawnmower incident and decides to bring her back to life. Unfortunately, he was only able to save her head, so he goes to the red light district in the city and lures prostitutes into a hotel ...
Style: semi serious, scary, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: prostitute, mad scientist, cocaine, lightning, dark humor, disorder, psychopath, zombie, serial killer, misfit, experiment gone awry, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Zombie Holocaust (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After Malukan immigrants engage in a string of corpse mutilations at various New York City hospitals, a doctor and a morgue assistant travel to the Maluku Islands to investigate.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, slasher, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, island, mad scientist, survival, investigation, supernatural, serial killer, rescue, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, psychopath, jungle ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, vietnam, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Return of the Living Dead: Necropolis (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers who, in an attempt to rescue their friend from an evil corporation, end up releasing a horde of blood thirsty zombies.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, bleak, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, deadly creature, escapades, rescue, survival, race against time, supernatural, plague, experiment gone awry, chaos and mayhem, chaos, undead ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 130K
Hollow Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Cocky researcher, Sebastian Caine is working on a project to make living creatures invisible and he's so confident he's found the right formula that he tests it on himself and soon begins to vanish. The only problem is – no-one can ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: invisibility, experiment, mad scientist, invisible man, swearing, scientist, psychopath, murder, crimes, violence, disorder, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: pentagon, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Bill Cortner and his fiancée, Jan Compton, are driving to his lab when they get into a horrible car accident. Compton is decapitated. But Cortner is not fazed by this seemingly insurmountable hurdle. His expertise is in transplants, and he is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, macabre, semi serious ...
Plot: mad doctor, laboratory, mad scientist, experiment, surgery, car accident, transplant, woman in danger, experiment gone awry, stripper, decapitation, surgeon ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
C.H.U.D. II - Bud the Chud (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A military experiment to create a race of super-warriors go awry, and legions of murderous zombies are unleased upon a surburan neighborhood.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, sexy, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, monster, mutant, halloween, reanimated corpse, experiment, mutation, corpse, infection, poodle, supernatural, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 18K
Rabid (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood -- the only nourishment that will now sustain her.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: vampire, rabies, infected, murder, surgery, accident, body horror, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, plague, mutant, chaos ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 1K
Dr. Caligari (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mrs. Van Houten has shown signs of losing touch with reality, and her husband discusses possible treatment with Dr. Caligari, who says Mrs. Van Houten has a disease of the libido.
Style: psychotronic, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: surrealism, doctors and patients, murder, mental institution, sexual relations, experiment gone awry, obsession, plague, woman in danger, mental illness, disorder, transplant ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 21K
Shivers (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The residents of a suburban high-rise apartment building are being infected by a strain of parasites that turn them into mindless, sex-crazed fiends out to infect others by the slightest sexual contact.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: parasite, zombie, body horror, mad scientist, race against time, infected, dangerous attraction, plague, island, creature feature, sex scene, exploitation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Dance of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With Prom only hours away, the usual suspects of Cosa High (Cheerleaders, geeks, bad boys and the happy-go-lucky student council alike) are preoccupied with the annual rituals of teendom. On the night of the big dance when the dead unexpectedly rise ...
Style: humorous, scary, bloody, parody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, high school, prom, back from the dead, cheerleader, dark humor, supernatural, save the day, unlikely couple, violence, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.4
 413
Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Plot: zombie, mortician, chaos, experiment gone awry, vengeance, supernatural, mad scientist, chaos and mayhem, small town, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They're not human. But they hunt human women. Not for killing. For mating.
Style: scary, suspenseful, intense, absurd, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: raped by monster, rape, contamination, experiment gone awry, survival, fisherman, mad scientist, deadly creature, mutation, heroic mission, heroes, village ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.
Style: humorous, semi serious, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, apocalypse, supernatural, orphan, survival, plague, chaos and mayhem, small town life, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%