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The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
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The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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, splatter, sexy, comic, gothic ...
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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Most similar movies to The Return of Swamp Thing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic and exciting films with plots about rivalry, escapades, danger, heroes, supernatural, imaginary 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), The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989), X-Men (2000), Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988). 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, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, heroes, crimes, supernatural, deadly creature, good versus evil, mad scientist, danger, disorder, laboratory ...
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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, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, supernatural ability, man versus machine, master villain, save the world, androids and robots, good versus evil, superhero team, graphic violence, imaginary, artificial intelligence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, oslo norway, eastern europe, new york, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: parody, humorous, rough, offbeat, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, camp, gore, satire, toxic, gory, hopes, imaginary, escapades, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, heroes ...
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: parody, cult film, humorous, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mutant, gore, gory, vengeance, master villain, righting the wronged, chaos, toxic, secret identity, superhuman powers, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo, japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, good versus evil, heroes, supernatural ability, superhero, adventure, superhuman powers, rescue, genetically altered, supernatural, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, near future, 1940s ...
Place: usa, mississippi, poland, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: parody, humorous, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, tomato, world domination, chase, silly humor, disorder, save the world, rescue, supernatural, imaginary, goofy hero, superhuman powers ...
Time: 80s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, ghost, vampire, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly, dangerous animal, mad scientist, danger, heroes, deadly creature, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, exciting, feel good, reboot ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: ninja, supernatural, vigilante, master warrior, adventure, superhero, mutant, heroes, martial arts, good versus evil, sewer, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1999, year 2014 ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, heroes, superhero, love interest, one man army, fighting crime, master villain, adventure, crimes, imaginary, undercover, danger ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, serious, psychotronic, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, dark hero, good versus evil, technology, imaginary, miniaturization, shrinking, supernatural power, inventions and discoveries, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 1989
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ 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: exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, heroes, dishonesty, battles, chaos, righting the wronged, disorder, mutant, experiment gone awry, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: vampire, deadly creature, demon, heroic mission, treasure hunt, supernatural, afterlife, danger, escapades, rivalry, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, space and aliens, supernatural, good versus evil, morgue, tall man, mausoleum, gory, supernatural ability, master villain, escapades, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, laboratory, police investigation, police, mad scientist, supernatural, hitman, disorder, silly humor, experiment gone awry, danger, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, 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: entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, comic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: superhero, super powers, teenage superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, super villain, good versus evil, transformation, genetic engineering, experiment, vigilante, mad scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Man-Thing (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 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, supernatural, ancient mystery, deadly creature, danger, deadly, vengeance, ghost, rivalry, dangerous animal, good versus evil ...
Place: florida, usa, australia, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.1
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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, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant spider, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, laboratory, spider, ski resort, rivalry, survival, heroic mission, gory, danger, dangerous animal ...
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, danger, rivalry, mad scientist, village, disorder, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super strength, good versus evil, superhuman powers, adventure, chosen one, immortal, super powers, masked hero, escapades, alien, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century, year 1991 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, witty ...
Plot: laboratory, supernatural, mad scientist, superhuman powers, mutant, deadly, deadly creature, imaginary, heroes, misfit, disorder, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Fangs (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Scottsville is a sleepy town, where the yearly apple blossom festival is usually the only 'memorable' event, so Police Chief Sam Taylor is furious when young cop Ally Parks -who comes from the big city- insists on investigating the death ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, police investigation, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, escapades, danger, dangerous animal, murder, rivalry, deadly creature, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Peter Parker is going through a major identity crisis. Burned out from being Spider-Man, he decides to shelve his superhero alter ego, which leaves the city suffering in the wake of carnage left by the evil Doc Ock. In the meantime, Parker still ...
Style: sincere, exciting, sentimental, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, super villain, superhuman powers, double life, scientist, secret identity, mad scientist, teenage hero, disguise, student, good versus evil, science ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a cure is found to treat mutations, lines are drawn amongst the X-Men and The Brotherhood, a band of powerful mutants organized under Xavier's former ally, Magneto.
Style: comic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, mutant, superhuman powers, superhero, death, teamwork, capture, master villain, danger, president, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: usa, california, san francisco, new york, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, rivalry, scientist, russian, technology, millionaire, revenge, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, deadly weapon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: malibu california, monaco, new york, moscow russia, new mexico ...
⇓ 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, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, secret identity, daredevil, crime fighter, organized crime, witness, mob hit, transformation, righting the wronged, disorder, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, slasher, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: camping, demon, science, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, disorder, murder, vengeance, gory, heroes, vampire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, bleak, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, chaos, plague, experiment gone awry, chaos and mayhem, survival, deadly, supernatural, escapades, race against time, deadly creature, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 19K
Zoom (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack Shepard is an out-of-shape auto shop owner, far removed from the man who once protected the world's freedom. Reluctantly called back into action by the government, Jack is tasked with turning a ragtag group of kids with special powers into ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero, save the world, good versus evil, family, friendship, space travel, danger, supernatural ability, rescue, rivalry, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, giant spider, creature feature, straight razor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: parody, cult film, humorous, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, tomato, rescue, espionage, survival, space and aliens, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, chaos, vegetable, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%