Movies like The Relic

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The Relic (1997)
 5.8
 28K
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 gruesome murders on the cargo ship that brought the crates to the US and then another murder in the museum itself.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, macabre, serious, tense, twists and turns, light, humorous, bloody ...
Plot: monster, museum, creature feature, human versus monster, survival, police investigation, beast, supernatural, violence, deadly creature, superstition, ship, creature, anthropologist, scientist, murder investigation, fear, genetic mutation, decapitation, female scientist, police detective, alien, amazon jungle, corpse, swat team ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, brazil, usa

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Most similar movies to The Relic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, monster, survival, gory and escapades mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Relic: DeepStar Six (1989), The Blob (1988), The Thing (2011), Bats (1999), Leviathan (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 12K
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, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, race against time, creature feature, sea monster, rescue, giant monster, sea, disaster, alien, stranded, adaptation ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 37K
The Blob (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, slasher, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, evil alien, survival, small town, quarantine, space and aliens, body horror, alien, teenager, death, race against time, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 132K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, evil alien, alien invasion, alien encounter, chase, survival, space and aliens, survival horror, transformation, expedition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.9
 11K
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, intense, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: bat, small town, supernatural, mad scientist, monster, disaster, mutation, survival, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, save the day, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 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, ship, survival, ocean, race against time, sea, experiment gone awry, suicide, shipwreck, mutant, creature feature, disaster ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 1K
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, mutant, laboratory, gang, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, adventure, mad scientist, ocean, drug dealing, creature feature, shark ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 37K
Deep Rising (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, monster, sea monster, tentacle, catastrophe, creature feature, ocean liner, ship, ocean, creature, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s
Place: pacific ocean, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, demon, scarecrow, death, chase, survival, dead teenager, deadly creature, serial killer, road trip, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Puppet Masters (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Earth is invaded by alien parasites aka "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds. A trio of American government agents attempt to thwart this.
Style: scary, suspense, futuristic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: alien, evil alien, alien invasion, alien contact, space and aliens, mind control, deadly creature, ufo, brutality, justice, alien encounter, political corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 771
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: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: mutant, tunnel, dangerous animal, supernatural, chaos, monster, murder, scientist, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Flu Bird Horror (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of teenagers go on a excursion to the mountains. There, they are attacked by birds infected with a lethal virus. When the teens reach a nearby village, the haunting birds start passing their virus on to all the dwellers.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: monster, virus, mutant, youth, chaos, survival, deadly creature, teenage life, escapades, on the run, supernatural, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.3
 325
Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, crime gone awry, rivalry, escapades, betrayal, alien, monster, leadership, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 25K
The Pyramid (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A team of U.S. archaeologists unearths an ancient pyramid buried deep beneath the Egyptian desert. As they search the pyramid's depths, they become hopelessly lost in its dark and endless catacombs. Searching for a way out, they become ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, found footage, supernatural, pyramid, archeological dig, archaeologist, survival, death, egyptian mythology, egyptology, mythology, desert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 30K
Creep (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Trapped in a London subway station, a woman who's being pursued by a potential attacker heads into the unknown labyrinth of tunnels beneath the city's streets
Style: scary, disturbing, tense, slasher, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: subway, tunnel, survival, chase, train, woman in danger, insanity, deadly creature, murder, monster, brutality, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 21K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, small town, military, sheriff, ghost town, hotel, extinction, survival, apocalypse, good versus evil, quarantine ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.5
 3K
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, slasher ...
Plot: monster, deadly creature, supernatural, social relations, escapades, experiment gone awry, creature feature, abandoned mine, tentacle, winter, snow, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
 4.0
 2K
Super Hybrid (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Late one night, a mysterious car is brought into the Chicago police impound garage after a deadly traffic accident. The on-call mechanics soon discover the car has a mind of its own. With hundreds of horsepower and two tons of reinforced steel at ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: graphic violence, man versus machine, rivalry, escapades, chase, chaos, heroes, survival, female protagonist, violence spree, technology gone awry, female fighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Anaconda 3: Offspring (2008)
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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: snake, survival, giant snake, monster, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, plague, heroic mission, race against time, adventure, human versus animal, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: nightmare, murder, supernatural, police detective, torture, serial killer, police investigation, chase, psychopath, mind game, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 113K
Doom (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after somebody reports a security breach. There, they learn that the alert came after a test subject, a mass murderer ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, deadly creature, mars, alien, zombie, military, video game, genetics, virus, teleportation, transformation, creature ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2040s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 307K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, religious fanatic, spider, creature, trapped, survival horror, chaos and mayhem, fog, deadly creature, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Blood Glacier (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a climate research station in the Alps, the scientists are stunned as the nearby melting glacier is leaking a red liquid. It quickly turns to be very special juice — with unexpected genetic effects on the local wildlife.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, exciting, slasher ...
Plot: monster, iceberg, deadly creature, scientist, survival, dangerous animal, isolation, supernatural, winter, mutant, snow, creature feature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alps, austria, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Sometimes They Come Back... for More (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a arctic circle radio shack, an ancient evil lurks, ready to strike at a psychologist, an army man and their collective forces.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, apocalyptic
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, psychopath, supernatural, murder, military officer, winter, snow, empire, disorder, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.2
 2K
The Rig (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a tropical storm, the crew of an offshore oil rig must survive the rampage of a creature after invading its undersea habitat.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, sea monster, oil, ocean, isolation, deadly creature, survival, forces of nature, rescue, dangerous animal, supernatural, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 7K
Isolation (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: infection, farm, quarantine, survival, experiment gone awry, escapades, race against time, isolation, genetic engineering, countryside, laboratory, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Detectives in a remote town pore through every frame of a troubling tape to find the whereabouts of three missing college students. The chilling footage becomes more and more disturbing when the students come upon the bloody dress of an 8-year-old ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: found footage, missing person, police investigation, supernatural, wilderness, survival, death, violence, travel, law enforcement, missing child, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, surreal, mind bending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, supernatural, survival, creature, zombie, dark humor, deathtrap, cabin in the woods, death, trapped, fear, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s, year 2009 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.2
 17K
V/H/S: Viral (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ...
Style: scary, stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, found footage, virus, murder, death, violence, brutality, zombie, survival, teenage life, computers and web, parallel universe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: tijuana mexico, usa, las vegas, los angeles, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 2K
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, apocalyptic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, race against time, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, survival, experiment gone awry, zombie, escapades, government agency, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, year 1969
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%