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The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
 4.7
 4K
The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Swamp Thing returns to battle the evil Dr. Arcane, who has a new science lab full of creatures transformed by genetic mutation, and chooses Heather Locklear as his new object of affection.
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious, psychotronic, cult film, sexy, comic, gothic, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mad scientist, rescue, swamp, zombie, supernatural, heroes, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, laboratory, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, danger, heroic mission, fighting crime, imaginary, escapades, secret identity, disorder, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, goofy hero, master villain, mutant ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, humorous, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about rivalry, escapades, heroes, danger, imaginary, supernatural and good versus evil mostly in Sci-Fi, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Return of Swamp Thing: Earth vs. the Spider (2001), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), X-Men (2000), Swamp Thing (1982), The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, heroes, mad scientist, danger, crimes, good versus evil, deadly creature, supernatural, disorder, laboratory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, master villain, save the world, supernatural ability, good versus evil, superhero team, man versus machine, imaginary, graphic violence, heroic mission, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seoul, oslo norway, eastern europe, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 565K
X-Men (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mutants, Rogue and Wolverine, come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team, the X-Men, must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.
Style: serious, exciting, comic, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, rescue, supernatural ability, good versus evil, supernatural, superhero, superhuman powers, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, danger, genetically altered ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 2000s, near future ...
Place: usa, poland, mississippi, canada, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 13K
Swamp Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: swamp, mutant, superhero, laboratory, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, rivalry, superhuman powers, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, europe, holland, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Toxie finds he has nothing to do as a superhero, as he has ridden his city of evil. So he decides to go to work for a major corporation, which he discovers may be the evilest of all his adversaries.
Style: humorous, rough, offbeat, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, superhero, camp, gore, satire, escapades, supernatural, disorder, toxic, gory, experiment gone awry, mutant ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Toxic Avenger is lured to Tokyo, Japan by the evil corporation Apocalypse Inc. So while the Toxic Avenger is fighting crime in Tokyo, Apocalypse Inc. spread evil in Tromaville.
Style: cult film, humorous, not serious, futuristic, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, superhero, mutant, gore, gory, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), good versus evil, rivalry, social misfits, misfit, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo, japan, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, mad scientist, world domination, tomato, chase, silly humor, disorder, chaos, investigation, supernatural, save the world, master villain ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 4K
Ghoulies II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ghoulies II picks up a short time after the first movie, a few of the little nasties stow away on an amusement park ride and bring big bucks to a dying fair. The creatures are mad after an attempt to kill them, so the creatures go on a rampage ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, heroes, ghost, supernatural, deadly creature, supernatural ability, danger, escapades, vampire, mad scientist, deadly, dangerous animal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.0
 6K
Man-Thing (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agents of an oil tycoon vanish while exploring a swamp marked for drilling. The local sheriff investigates and faces a Seminole legend come to life: Man-Thing, a shambling swamp-monster whose touch burns those who feel fear.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: swamp, monster, ancient mystery, supernatural, vengeance, deadly, danger, deadly creature, disorder, dangerous animal, ghost, rivalry ...
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, comic, reboot ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, good versus evil, transformation, experiment, mad scientist, genetic engineering, fighting crime, love and romance, imaginary, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.0
 888K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, dark humor, comic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, anti hero, superhuman powers, revenge, anti heroes, dark hero, mutant, supernatural ability, imaginary, immortality, self healing, weapons ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, reboot ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: ninja, master warrior, supernatural, adventure, vigilante, superhero, heroes, martial arts, good versus evil, sewer, friendship, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 264K
Green Lantern (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the ...
Style: comic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, alien, transformation, supernatural ability, secret identity, superhuman powers, imaginary, super strength, mad scientist, immortal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Death of the Incredible Hulk (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During the critical experiment that would rid David Banner of the Hulk,a spy sabotages the laboratory. Banner falls in love with the spy, Jasmin, who performs missions only because her sister is being held hostage by Jasmin's superiors. Banner ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, one man army, love interest, good versus evil, imaginary, rivalry, master villain, fighting crime, society, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 1K
Soulkeeper (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two thieves (Rodney Rowland, Kevin Patrick Walls) compete with a madman in their search for an ancient relic which can create an army of evil souls.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, humorous, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, treasure hunt, heroic mission, afterlife, escapades, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, deadly, gory, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Tall Man, that imposing menace from Morningside Mortuary, is back and once again haunting the thoughts of the now-adult Mike and his friend, ex-Ice Cream vendor Reggie. The two continue their hunt for the mysterious figure and in his path of ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, good versus evil, morgue, tall man, mausoleum, supernatural, gory, slasher, heroes, escapades, space and aliens, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Incredible Hulk Returns (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. David Banner meets a former student, who has a magical hammer that summons Thor, a Norse god who is prevented from entering Valhalla. When the two superheroes stop feuding long enough to breathe, they are a team unmatched by any of their enemies.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, escapades, imaginary, disorder, chaos, righting the wronged, mutant, battles, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.0
 1.2M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, monster, superhuman powers, imaginary, save the world, heroic mission, alien invasion, giant, teamwork, costumed hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, berlin germany, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 7K
Dead Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, laboratory, police investigation, police, mad scientist, supernatural, experiment gone awry, police corruption, track down, silly humor, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
 559K
Ant-Man (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, technology, imaginary, shrinking, miniaturization, ant, inventions and discoveries, mad scientist, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1989
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.1
 3K
Ice Spiders (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scientific experiment goes haywire, creating an arachnophobic nightmare. If there's a way to stop them, somebody better find it soon before they kill everything in sight!
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant spider, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, laboratory, spider, ski resort, escapades, survival, heroic mission, gory, deadly, rivalry ...
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 711K
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, witty, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, rivalry, scientist, adventure, danger, heroes, escapades, undercover, russian, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: malibu california, monaco, new mexico, moscow russia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 252
Death Kappa (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When military experiments go haywire and trigger an atomic bomb, the consequences are of epic proportions. A monster arrives in the midst of the nuclear fallout, and Japan's defenses are helpless against it. Mankind's only savior is an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: good versus evil, save the day, experiment gone awry, chaos, mad scientist, rivalry, danger, deadly creature, village, disorder, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.1
 112
Lizard Boy (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: If you were a brilliant geneticist, working on a secret government genetic engineering project, and your fiancee dumped you because your sperm were not viable, what would you do to resolve your mid-life crisis? Dr. Gino Conti creates his own son by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: mad scientist, superhuman powers, supernatural, laboratory, vampire, deadly creature, dangerous animal, heroes, mutant, danger, misfit, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, experiment, scientist, good versus evil, vengeance, adventure, danger, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, new orleans, las vegas, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The residents of a rural mining town discover that an unfortunate chemical spill has caused hundreds of little spiders to mutate overnight to the size of SUVs. It's then up to mining engineer Chris McCormack and Sheriff Sam Parker to mobilize ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spider, spiders, heroes, town meeting, deadly creature, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, perfume, creature feature, wetting pants, barbershop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: For Peter Parker, life is busy. Between taking out the bad guys as Spider-Man and spending time with the person he loves, Gwen Stacy, high school graduation cannot come quickly enough. Peter has not forgotten about the promise he made to Gwen’s ...
Style: serious, stylized, intense, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, superhero, fighting crime, vigilantism, protector, double life, save the day, imaginary, teenage life, experiment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes is a 1978 comedy film directed by John De Bello and starring David Miller. The film is a spoof of B-movies. Made on a budget of less than USD $100,000, the story involves tomatoes becoming sentient by unknown means and ...
Style: cult film, humorous, not serious, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, mad scientist, tomato, espionage, rescue, survival, chaos, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, vegetable, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As a child Jack Brooks witnessed the brutal murder of his family. Now a young man he struggles with a pestering girlfriend, therapy sessions that resolve nothing, and night classes that barely hold his interest. After unleashing an ancient curse, ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: camping, science, demon, disorder, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, vengeance, murder, zombie, rivalry, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the run again, Dr. David Banner is jailed for assault after interrupting a mugging. Blind attorney Matt Murdock enlists Banner's help in locating the muggers because he believes they work for his longtime foe, Fisk, the head of an ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, secret identity, mob hit, witness, transformation, daredevil, crime fighter, dual identity, organized crime, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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