Movies like The Relic

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The Relic (1997)
 5.8
 25K
The Relic (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, 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, serious, tense, macabre, exciting, rough, futuristic, suspense, light ...
Plot: monster, human versus monster, museum, police investigation, deadly creature, beast, deadly, anthropologist, gory, supernatural, survival, danger, ship, corpse, chase, murder, heroes, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, chaos, law enforcement, escapades, disorder, race against time, swat ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, brazil

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 deadly, danger, supernatural, survival, escapades, deadly creature and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Relic: DeepStar Six (1989), The Blob (1988), Bats (1999), Leviathan (1989), Proteus (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
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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, deadly, danger, deadly creature, dangerous animal, chaos, technology gone awry, heroic mission, sea ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 31K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, survival, danger, evil alien, chaos, race against time, quarantine, space and aliens, alien encounter, deadly creature, death, hospital ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.9
 10K
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, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, save the day, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 18K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, survival, experiment gone awry, isolation, rescue, race against time, ship, mutant, ocean, danger, suicide, shipwreck ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.1
 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, ocean or sea, gang, laboratory, deadly, mad scientist, deadly creature, adventure, experiment gone awry, danger, drug dealing, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ 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, suspenseful, suspense, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, monster, gory, supernatural, death, danger, scarecrow, chase, serial killer, brother, survival, dead teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 28K
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: tunnel, subway, chase, deadly creature, insanity, attempted rape, survival, woman in danger, danger, gory, deadly, homeless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 121K
The Thing (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA, UK
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, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, alien, deadly creature, alien invasion, evil alien, gory, danger, blizzard, chase, mission gone awry, survival, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: virus, monster, youth, teenager, chaos, deadly creature, danger, teenage life, survival, on the run, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.4
 262
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, danger, escapades, crime gone awry, rivalry, gory, betrayal, alien, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 662
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: bleak, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: mutant, tunnel, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, deadly, chaos, murder, scientist, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, good versus evil, chase, police investigation, psychopath, supernatural, law enforcement, escapades, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 23K
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: supernatural, found footage, monster, pyramid, archaeologist, danger, archeological dig, deadly creature, survival, confined, mythology, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, apocalyptic
Plot: survival, experiment gone awry, investigation, deadly, danger, supernatural, psychopath, gory, murder, military officer, antichrist, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, virtual reality, save the day, supernatural, a.i., heroic mission, survival, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly creature, escapades, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 19K
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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, danger, monster, military, quarantine, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Levenger Tapes (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: missing person, police investigation, danger, supernatural, deadly, wilderness, found footage, survival, death, violence, law enforcement, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, gory, danger, experiment gone awry, deadly, escapades, social relations, abandoned mine, dynamite, tentacle, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 2.9
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13th Child (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: People are being killed by someone or something using superhuman strength. A clever DA Assistant is sent to investigate. Is this just a way to commit the perfect murder or will the legend of the Jersey Devil prove to be true?
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: supernatural, mystery, deadly creature, demon, danger, deadly, gory, law enforcement, brutality, rescue, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.9
 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, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chases and races, danger, escapades, man versus machine, rivalry, chase, graphic violence, chaos, heroes, survival, violence spree, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.5
 994
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mental institution, experiment gone awry, survival, dangerous animal, danger, supernatural, deadly, gory, disorder, working undercover, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense, serious ...
Plot: quarantine, infection, cow, survival, experiment gone awry, isolation, escapades, danger, deadly, race against time, genetic engineering, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 106K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, monster, mars, human versus monster, danger, teleportation, future dystopia, alien, gory, heroic mission, video game, quarantine ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2020s, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, survival, heroes, supernatural, race against time, rivalry, government agency, escapades, zombie, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, scary
Plot: iceberg, glacier, monster, scientist, survival, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, isolation, violence, mutant, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alps, europe, germany, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 6K
Mulberry St (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mysterious virus, carried by mutant rats, creates pandemonium in New York City in which rat-bite victims turn into homicidal rat-mutants. This movie centers on six tenants of a small apartment complex on the Lower East Side Mulberry Street as they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infection, survival, dangerous animal, plague, danger, save the world, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, mad scientist, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, deadly, isolation, deadly creature, supernatural, rescue, danger, supernatural ability, crimes, stalking, dangerous animal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.2
 1K
Scourge (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ancient pestilence called The Scourge has been set free in a small town after being entombed in a church's masonry for a century and a half. As bodies rapidly pile up, nothing stands between the spawning Scourge and the rest of the town ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious, offbeat
Plot: deadly creature, survival, mutant, violence spree, deadly, mystery, danger, supernatural, small town, parasite, bare midriff, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A shipwrecked sailor stumbles upon a mysterious island and is shocked to discover that a brilliant scientist and his lab assistant have found a way to combine human and animal DNA with horrific results.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, genetics, mutant, survival, experiment, dangerous animal, chaos and mayhem, island, rebellion, transformation, experiment gone awry, technology gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s, year 2010
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.7
 556
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: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, government agency, alien, survival, deadly creature, save the world, deadly, special agents, race against time, supernatural, danger, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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