Movies like The Satan Bug

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The Satan Bug (1965)
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The Satan Bug (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Satan Bug (1965) is a science fiction film in which a US government germ warfare lab has had an accident. The first theory is that one of the germs has been released and killed several scientists. The big fear is that a more virulent strain, named The Satan Bug because all life can be killed off by it should it escape, may have been stolen.
Style: scary, exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, neo noir, suspense, sinister, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biological warfare, laboratory, bio weapon, heist, plague, undercover, chase, mad scientist, race against time, virus, thief, agent, escape, scientist, suicide, robbery, zombie, apocalypse, catastrophe, distopia, heroes, space and aliens, crimes, save the world, secret agents ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: florida, los angeles, california, usa

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Most similar movies to The Satan Bug

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and surprise ending films with plots about danger, race against time, chases and races, deadly, chase, gun and death mostly in Thriller, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like The Satan Bug: The Andromeda Strain (1971), Rage (1995), Scorcher (2002), The Shadow Effect (2017), The Omega Man (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When virtually all of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead after the return to Earth of a space satellite, the head of the US Air Force's Project Scoop declares an emergency. A group of eminent scientists led by Dr. Jeremy ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, laboratory, science, disaster, race against time, survival, heroic mission, deadly virus, cure, life is a bitch, small town, research ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 50s, future
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 725
Rage (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, laboratory, murder, kidnapping, chaos, righting the wronged, battles, cloning, disorder, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.7
 1K
Scorcher (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evacuation, apocalypse, rescue, soldier, race against time, government agency, save the world, daring rescue, atomic bomb, chaos, heroic mission, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, antarctica, pacific ocean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Shadow Effect (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, neo noir, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: memory loss, confusion, erased memory, blackout, paranoia, conspiracy, murder, brutality, violence, police, bomb, laboratory ...
Place: chicago illinois, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.4
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The Omega Man (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Robert Neville, a doctor, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone else except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people calling ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, scary, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: plague, survival, zombie, isolation, heroic mission, vestiges of humanity, life is a bitch, bio weapon, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, transformation, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, 70s, year 1977, near future, year 1975
Place: los angeles, usa, ussr, woodstock, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 3K
Warning Sign (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An accident occurs in an ultra-secret government biological weapons laboratory spreading a sinister bacteria.
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, catastrophe, bio weapon, laboratory, contamination, biological warfare, life is a bitch, supernatural, heroes, rescue, race against time, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
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Story: Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino, Academy and Golden Globe Award winner Anjelica Huston and Stephen Dorff star in this nail-biting tale of action and intrigue about members of an elite undercover team who race against time to locate the source of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: computer cracker, secret agents, undercover, virus, conspiracy, race against time, cia agent, spy, bio weapon, investigation, adventure, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: seattle, paris france, maryland, washington d.c., berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.0
 2K
Solar Crisis (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A huge solar flare is predicted to fry the Earth. Astronauts aboard the spaceship Helios must go to the Sun to drop a bomb equipped with an Artificial Intelligence (Freddy) and a Japanese pilot (as a back up if the Artificial Intelligence fail) at ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, disaster, astronaut, space travel, bomb, apocalypse, rescue, race against time, survival, sun, artificial intelligence, catastrophe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.8
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Black Sunday (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, terrorism, political intrigue, race against time, graphic violence, cheerleader, zeppelin, crimes, rescue, state affairs, terrorist attack, gunfight ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, miami beach, mojave desert ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 11K
Futureworld (1976)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after the Westworld tragedy in the Delos amusement park, the corporate owners have reopened the park following over $1 billion in safety and other improvements. For publicity purposes, reporters Chuck Browning and Tracy Ballard are invited ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, conspiracy, robot as menace, cloning, investigation, reporter, journalist, man versus machine, society, chaos, technology gone awry, escapades ...
Time: near future, 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 35K
The Arrival (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Zane Ziminski is an astrophysicist who receives a message that seems to have extraterrestrial origins. Eerily soon after his discovery, Zane is fired. He then embarks on a search to determine the origins of the transmission that leads him into a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, alien invasion, extraterrestrial, space and aliens, conspiracy, astronomer, alien encounter, investigation, global warming, world domination, heroic mission, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Two-Minute Warning (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A psychotic sniper plans a massive killing spree in a Los Angeles football stadium during a major championship game. The police, led by Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston) and SWAT commander Sergeant Button (John Cassavetes), learn of the plot and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, psychopath, swat team, murder, gambling, terrorism, race against time, hostage, usa president, catastrophe, american football, hitman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 8K
The Anomaly (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former soldier is taken captive and awakens in the back of a van where he learns that he only has less than 10 minutes to figure out how he got there.
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspense, tricky, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: government agent, child in peril, conspiracy, mind control, kidnapping, escapades, disorder, uncover truth, secret agents, cyberpunk, race against time, amnesia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: london, new york, shanghai, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Fear Is the Key (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his family are killed in a plane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. He sets himself up as a criminal in order to get close to a tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, chase, investigation, gangsters, rescue, revenge, ocean, airplane, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Groundstar Conspiracy (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A break-in and sabotage attempt occurs at a top secret research institute and the culprit is cornered and captured. The problem is that he's been badly injured and claims to have lost his memory entirely. A cat-and-mouse game ensues between ...
Style: mind bending, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, sabotage, torture, government agency, law enforcement, heroes, obsessive quest, undercover, crimes, escapades, race against time, espionage ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 64K
Soylent Green (1973)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In an overpopulated futuristic Earth, a New York police detective finds himself marked for murder by government agents when he gets too close to a bizarre state secret involving the origins of a revolutionary and needed new foodstuff.
Style: futuristic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: distopia, overpopulation, murder, starvation, police detective, cannibalism, investigation, ecological disaster, fighting the system, sexual content, graphic violence, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 70s, near future, 2020s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heist, car chase, fbi, murder, revenge, investigation, crimes, on the run, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ray Breslin manages an elite team of security specialists trained in the art of breaking people out of the world's most impenetrable prisons. When his most trusted operative, Shu Ren, is kidnapped and disappears inside the most elaborate prison ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison escape, prison, teamwork, survival, betrayal, escape plan, robot, martial arts, secret place, friends, race against time, prisoner ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chechnya, shanghai, bangkok thailand, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: slasher, neo noir, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, small town, mad scientist, hospital, super strength, survival, chase, psychopath, serial killer, heroes, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Day of the Dead (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Day of the Dead is a horror film which is nominally a quasi-remake of George A. Romero's classic zombie film of the same name, which was the third in Romero's Dead series. The film is directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Friday the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, quarantine, small town, virus, soldier, survival, deadly creature, race against time, chaos and mayhem, plague, experiment gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 3K
Columbus Day (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A thief tries to fix the damage done during the biggest heist of his career.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, friendship, criminal heroes, crimes, heist, disorder, gangsters, murder, friends, race against time, dishonesty, suffocation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 2K
Bug (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An earthquake releases a strain of mutant cockroaches with the ability to start fires, which proceed to cause destructive chaos in a small town. The studies carried out by scientist James Parmiter, however, reveal an intent with much more ...
Style: scary, serious, slasher, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: disaster, small town, investigation, mad scientist, fire, mutation, disorder, chaos, animal life, small town life, experiment gone awry, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, scary
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, year 1969, 60s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Airborne (1998)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bill McNeil heads a black ops team called "Mach 1" called in to retrieve a cannister of deadly viral agent which was stolen from the government by an arms dealer. The team retrieve the weapon but the team is setup. Bill knows a traitor is ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, murder, corrupt cop, airplane, conspiracy, graphic violence, special agents, arms dealing, heroes, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Caravan to Vaccares (1974)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: American Neil Bowman is traveling through France when he meets British photographer Lila. They are hired by French land owner Duc de Croyter to escort a Hungarian scientist to New York. But they soon realize that the job is not a cushy number, and ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, adventurer, intrigue, hitchhiker, gypsy, photographer, scientist, assassin, state affairs, adventure, secret agents ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 87K
Project Power (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, neo noir, surprise ending ...
Plot: super powers, drug lord, super strength, superhuman powers, experimental drug, ghetto, pills, mad scientist, invisibility, evolution, strength, police officer ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: new orleans, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 12K
Dark Angel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack Caine is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst involved in an undercover operation to entrap Victor Manning, his partner ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, evil alien, reluctant partners, heroin, drug lord, killing spree, save the world, space and aliens, working undercover, partners against crime, deadly creature, undercover cop ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, houston texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 13K
The Crazies (1973)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Citizens of a small town are infected by a biological weapon that causes its victims to become violently insane. As uninfected citizens struggle to survive, the military readies its own response.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: epidemic, plague, quarantine, virus, bio weapon, survival, on the run, race against time, rescue, scientist, cure, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, asia, usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.1
 34K
Alex Cross (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, investigation, vengeance, crimes, police investigation, showdown, uninhibited rivalry, mastermind, rivalry, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan, washington d.c., indonesia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.2
 643
Fatal Error (1999)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Seven executives die while on a video conference call, the victims of a rapidly spreading virus. Dr. Samantha Craig (Janine Turner) and disgraced doctor Nick Baldwin (Antonio Sabato Jr.) investigate, tracking the disease to a rival firm able to ...
Style: serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer virus, bio weapon, chaos, race against time, crimes, heroes, special agents, a.i., rivalry, man versus machine, save the world, technology gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%