Movies like Scanner Cop

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Scanner Cop (1994)
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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, supernatural, vengeance, adoption, supernatural ability, rivalry, police station, fighting crime, psychic power, crimes, addiction, life is a bitch, law enforcement, drug abuse, police officer, police, policewoman, nudity (full frontal - brief), biopunk, gory, danger, deadly, gore, exploding head, policewoman killing ...
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, gory, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, crimes and murder mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Scanner Cop: The Brood (1979), Scanners II: The New Order (1991), Scanners (1981), Zombie Nation (2004), Last Rites (2006). 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: scary, exciting, serious, slasher, rough ...
Plot: police officer, psychopath, mutant, save the day, supernatural ability, law enforcement, heroes, rivalry, investigation, crimes, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
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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, atmospheric ...
Plot: body horror, mutant, experiment gone awry, transformation, murder, genetically altered, strangulation, attic, surrealism, doctors and patients, dwarf, abusive mother ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
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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, scary, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, heroes, social misfits, good versus evil, rivalry, master villain, betrayal, misfit, escapades, supernatural ability, supernatural, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
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100%
 6.7
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Scanners (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, intense, scary ...
Plot: mind control, telekinesis, scientist, murder, mind reading, supernatural ability, world domination, misfit, social misfits, telepathy, violence, exploitation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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100%
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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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, zombie, life is a bitch, vengeance, psychopath, deadly creature, supernatural ability, rivalry, supernatural, law enforcement, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30%
 3.4
 980
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: scary, futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, zombie, experiment gone awry, police station, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, gang, survival, rivalry, law enforcement, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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30%
 4.4
 937
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, technology gone awry, alien encounter, deadly creature, supernatural, rivalry, secret project, law enforcement, outer space ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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27%
 2.9
 993
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, scary, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, survival, supernatural, chaos, survival horror, plague, mentally challenged, escapades, heroes, breeding, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, survival, love triangle, chaos, escapades, virus, christmas, murder, violence, fighting crime, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Alligator II: The Mutation (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A giant mutated alligator runs riot in a small town after the sewer system washes it into a lake...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alligator, rivalry, survival, dangerous animal, small town life, small town, police, creature feature, mexican, amusement park, urban legend, giant animal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly creature, crime gone awry, rivalry, escapades, betrayal, alien, americana, custody, store, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: women in prison, confined, mentally unstable, gang, crimes, survival, vengeance, prison, isolation, human host, obsession, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, supernatural ability, parents and children, murder, suburbs, vengeance, psychopath, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.9
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Mind Ripper (1995)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 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, serious, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: desert, mutant, deadly creature, supernatural, confined, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, disorder, escapades, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, curses spells and rituals, warlock, love affair, murder, crimes, mentally unstable, rivalry, deal with the devil, small town, countryside ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.7
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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: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, slasher ...
Plot: possessed woman, evil witch, resurrection, supernatural, supernatural ability, vengeance, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, youth, witch, demonic possession, seance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.0
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Necessary Evil (2008)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A scientist is testing a demonic drug on people in his secret lab. A cop and a female reporter try to stop him.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, good versus evil, rivalry, conspiracy, dishonesty, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, life is a bitch, laboratory, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, psychopath, disaster, serial killer, murder, hospital, telekinesis, catastrophe, mystery, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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22%
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 3.4
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, gang, violence spree, mind game, crimes, survival, vengeance, psychopath, bondage, mercilessness, violence, cruelty ...
Time: contemporary
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22%
 2.8
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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: scary, slasher, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: serial killer, psychic, amnesia, psychopath, police detective, chase, supernatural ability, law enforcement, mind game, life is a bitch, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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22%
Curse of the Puppet Master (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 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, rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, vengeance, serial killer, mind game, supernatural ability, crimes, murder, supernatural, nightmare, evil doll, brutality, secrets ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: technology gone awry, computers and web, teenage life, technophobia, youth, rivalry, college, artificial intelligence, computer, computer virus, science runs amok, human versus computer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, small town, ghost, demon, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, escapades, shopping mall, curses spells and rituals, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Psychic Experiment (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A idyllic, small, self-sufficient community. On the surface, it seems like the perfect neighborhood. Everything you could possibly need is within walking distance. But...the pastoral exterior conceals a dark past and an even darker secret. As a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, chaos, small town, supernatural, small community, survival, dark secret, under the surface, graphic violence, disorder, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: scary, rough, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: mutant, island, rescue, survival, isolation, investigation, mind game, murder, experiment gone awry, babies and infants, environmentalism, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.5
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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, experiment gone awry, supernatural, chaos, disorder, environmentalism, survival, escapades, vengeance, murder, attempted rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.4
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Dead Still (2014)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon the death of his great grandfather, Brandon Davis a wedding photographer inherits an antique camera famous for taking Victorian death photography. After photographing his subjects they start to die from horrible, bizarre deaths.
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, missing person, supernatural romance, wedding, danger, deadly, gore, gory, imaginary, photograph
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
It Lives Again (1978)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The monster child returns - but now there are three!
Style: scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, monster, mutant, baby, family in danger, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, psychopath, babies and infants, supernatural ability, deadly creature, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.7
 2K
Breeders (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An otherwordly perpetrator has been attacking female virgins in Manhattan. As Dr. Pace and Detective Andriotti work together to identify the strange organic materials found on the women, the victims begin arising in a trance and leaving the hospital.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: raped by monster, alien, woman in danger, rape, investigation, supernatural, space and aliens, monster, transformation, nudity (full frontal - brief), parasite, impregnation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, ghost, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, escapades, good versus evil, destiny, flashback ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century ...
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