Movies like Scanner Cop

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Scanner Cop (1994)
 5.3
 1K
Scanner Cop (1994)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Staziak, a rookie cop with the Los Angeles Police Department, is also a 'scanner' (psionic). When a string of murders begins to decimate the police department, Sam faces sensory overload and possible insanity as he uses his powers to hunt the man responsible for the killings.
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, vengeance, supernatural, gory, supernatural ability, adoption, danger, fighting crime, police station, deadly, rivalry, psychic power, crimes, drug abuse, life is a bitch, addiction, law enforcement, police, female police officer, policewoman, police officer, exploding head, policewoman killing, x rayed skeleton
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Scanner Cop

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, gory, supernatural, rivalry, crimes and escapades mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Scanner Cop: Scanners II: The New Order (1991), Zombie Nation (2004), Last Rites (2006), Alligator II: The Mutation (1991), Deep Space (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Scanner Cop II (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A demonic 'scanner' terrorizes Los Angeles and the only person who can stop him may not have the neurons for the job.
Style: cult film, scary, exciting, serious, slasher ...
Plot: police officer, danger, deadly, profanity, terrorism, vengeance, murder, psychopath, mutant, gory, rivalry, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
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100%
Scanners II: The New Order (1991)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A scanner discovers a plot by renegade elements in the city government to take power with the help of evil scanners.
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, danger, escapades, master villain, political corruption, police corruption, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, pregnancy, drug abuse, gory, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Zombie Nation (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, zombie, life is a bitch, vengeance, afterlife, supernatural ability, rivalry, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.4
 932
Last Rites (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the verge of a major arms deal, the two toughest gangs in L.A. will find themselves trapped in an abandoned warehouse by a ravenous mob of bloodthirsty zombies. They will have to work together with the cops to avoid being torn limb-from-limb and ...
Style: futuristic, rough, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, police station, experiment gone awry, supernatural, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, gang, escapades, chaos, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Alligator II: The Mutation (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A giant mutated alligator runs riot in a small town after the sewer system washes it into a lake...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alligator, small town, small town life, survival, rivalry, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, gory, urban legend, toxic waste, giant animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 768
Deep Space (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secretly engineered and blasted into space by government scientists, a vile monster crash-lands back on Earth and begins killing everyone it encounters. As the death toll rises, veteran cop McLemore (Charles Napier) bravely steps forward to crush ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, bio weapon, rescue, mutant, alien encounter, technology gone awry, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, danger, supernatural, secret project ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Night of the Scarecrow (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of drunk teenagers accidently set free the spirit of a warlock, which possesses a scarecrow. The scarecrow goes on a bloody rampage killing the descendents of the men who had killed the warlock a century before. A newcomer and the daughter ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, warlock, danger, deal with the devil, rivalry, mentally unstable, crimes, love affair, murder, curses spells and rituals, small town ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Silent Night, Zombie Night (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A week before Christmas a viral outbreak turns the citizens of Los Angeles into the walking dead. On the brink of severing ties with both his wife and longtime partner, L.A.P.D. officer Frank Talbot finds himself trapped with them. As death closes ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, christmas horror, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, love triangle, chaos, danger, escapades, virus, christmas, murder, violence, police station, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 3.4
 265
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, escapades, danger, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, gory, betrayal, alien, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dangerous Worry Dolls (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While serving time in a brutal women's detention center. Eva wishes away her troubles to a set of tiny Worry Dolls. The dolls crawl in her ear at night and soon Eva becomes possessed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious
Plot: confined, mentally unstable, survival, prison, vengeance, isolation, human host, gang, crimes, deadly, danger, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 2.9
 913
Zombie Wars (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Fifty years after a world-wide zombie epidemic had begun, a small group of rebel soldiers learn that intelligent zombies have begun breeding humans for food. The soldiers plan an all-out war to rid the Earth of the flesh-eating monsters for good, as ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, survival, chaos, supernatural, gory, danger, deadly, blood, survival horror, gore, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 10K
The Human Race (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One moment some 80 people are walking on a big city street. Suddenly a blinding light appears that transports them to a very peculiar racing course. A voice sounds in everybody’s head : “The school, the house and the prison are safe. Follow the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: game of death, gory, survival, confined, contests and competitions, rivalry, escapades, chases and races, life is a bitch, danger, deadly, manhunt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, gory, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, murder, deadly, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Medusa Touch (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "I have a gift for disaster," says John Morlar (Ricard Burton). Morlar is cursed with a unique telekinesis power that only seems to cause disaster.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, psychopath, hospital, murder, catastrophe, telekinesis, deadly, danger, serial killer, supernatural ability, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.0
 2K
Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A top secret experiment intended to produce a superhuman has gone terribly wrong. Now the creators, trapped in a remote desert outpost, are being pursued ruthlessly by their creation. With the door sealed from within, there is no way out.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert, deadly creature, supernatural, mutant, gory, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, danger, confined, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 2.8
 3K
The Cell 2 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Cusp is a serial killer who kills his victims and then brings them back to life; over and over again; until they beg to die! Maya is a psychic investigator who gained her powers after a 1 year coma after she was the Cusp's first victim! Now ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychic, amnesia, police detective, psychopath, supernatural ability, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, supernatural, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.9
 615
Witchouse (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 72 min.
Story: On Mayday 1998 in the town of Dunwich, Massachusetts, Elizabeth gathers together a group of specially selected friends for a rather odd party. It turns out that she is the descendent of a malevolent witch named Lilith who was burned at the stake ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher ...
Plot: evil witch, possessed woman, resurrection, supernatural, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, danger, youth, vengeance, teenage life, deadly, seance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, small town, murder, demon, deadly, vengeance, crimes, escapades, rivalry, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 4.6
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Severed (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest...
Style: bleak, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: zombie, zombie outbreak, deadly, danger, supernatural, experiment gone awry, chaos, disorder, survival, escapades, environmentalism, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Mangler 2 (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A teenager girl mistakenly downloads the Mangler 2.0 computer virus into her highschool's new state of the art computer system and all hell breaks loose.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: technophobia, technology gone awry, teenage life, computers and web, deadly, youth, rivalry, college, corporation, computer, artificial intelligence, computer virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, survival, deadly, isolation, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, rescue, supernatural ability, escapades, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Local teens have long commemorated the death of 'Mary Hatchet' -- a girl who took an ax and killed her family in the 1970s -- with the aptly named Blood Night. But things never got truly bloody until Mary's ghost (Samantha Facchi) ...
Style: slasher, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, psychopath, serial killer, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural, youth, survival, vengeance, legends and myths, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Curse of the Puppet Master (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert "Tank" begins to work for Dr. Magrew sculpting a puppet for the Doctor to bring to life using the work of Andre Toulon. Robert begins to fall in love with the Doctors daughter, Jane. Unbeknownst to Robert the Doctor is trying to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, vengeance, serial killer, danger, mind game, supernatural ability, gory, crimes, murder, supernatural, nightmare, evil doll ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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It Lives Again (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The monster child returns - but now there are three!
Style: suspenseful, rough, slasher, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, monster, mutant, baby, babies and infants, mischievous children, youth, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cynicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them.
Style: rough, scary, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: mutant, island, survival, isolation, rescue, mind game, danger, deadly, investigation, experiment gone awry, murder, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Peter Hertz tells a woman the past stories about the puppets, but she secretly wants to kill them.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: supernatural, experiment gone awry, ghost, serial killer, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, mad scientist, imaginary, gory, evil doll, destiny ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 1920s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.5
 1K
Live Feed (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Five young adults are about to find themselves in a fight for their lives, pitted against evil itself! While on vacation in a foreign city, one of the five makes a seemingly innocent albeit ignorant mistake and soon all of them will realize the cost ...
Style: bleak, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, gang, deadly, confined, danger, violence spree, survival, vengeance, psychopath, mind game, crimes, bondage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.7
 972
Hyenas (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roving clans of shape-shifting human/hyena creatures prowl and hunt for human prey. They are hunted by one man seeking revenge for the death of his loved ones.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: vengeance, dangerous animal, crimes, rivalry, deadly, gang, danger, legends and myths, survival, group of friends, gory, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 26K
The Brood (1979)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, cult film ...
Plot: body horror, mutant, experiment gone awry, transformation, danger, murder, genetically altered, strangulation, attic, surrealism, doctors and patients, dwarf ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 2.3
 950
Grim (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A team of spelunkers, when investigating a system of caves beneath a small town, come across a hideous creature that can move through walls.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: cave, supernatural, creature, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mutant, suburbs, monster, ouija board, chaos and mayhem, imaginary ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%