Movies like Scanner Cop II

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Scanner Cop II (1995)
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Scanner Cop II (1995)
Original name: Scanners: The Showdown
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, rough, bleak, serious, slasher, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: police officer, crimes, serial killer, vengeance, mutant, supernatural, investigation, heroes, psychopath, terrorism, supernatural ability, murder, danger, law enforcement, gory, deadly, rivalry, save the day, profanity, police, female police officer, policewoman, police officer killed, gore, police officer shot in the chest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, crimes, gory, murder and rivalry mostly in Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Scanner Cop II: It Lives Again (1978), Severed (2002), The Brood (1979), Curse of the Puppet Master (1998), Blood Descendants (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, gory, vengeance, supernatural, deadly, rivalry, adoption, police station, danger, supernatural ability, fighting crime, psychic power ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, scary, slasher, serious ...
Plot: murder, baby, monster, mutant, teenage life, family in danger, supernatural ability, babies and infants, mischievous children, chaos and mayhem, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
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Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, psychopath, rivalry, supernatural, deadly, law enforcement, who done it, police detective, police investigation, bounty hunter ...
Time: contemporary
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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, 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
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29%
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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
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29%
Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, deadly, danger, crimes, psychopath, murder, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, serial killer, supernatural ability, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
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28%
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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: 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 ⇓
28%
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
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27%
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The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, electric chair, supernatural, ghost, danger, supernatural ability, crimes, zombie, rivalry, deadly, supernatural romance, afterlife ...
Time: 80s
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26%
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, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, warlock, rivalry, danger, mentally unstable, crimes, love affair, murder, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, young lovers ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young boy sees his father killed by a toy that was anonymously delivered to his house. After that, he is too traumatized to speak, and his mother must deal with both him and the loss of her husband. Meanwhile, a toy maker named Joe Peto builds ...
Style: christmas horror, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, christmas, robot, holiday horror, killer robot, graphic violence, profanity, strong violent content, store, kidnapping, small town, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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26%
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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, slasher ...
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
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26%
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Hell's Highway (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Four college friends take a fateful road trip. The road, Hell's Highway--a direct route to terror. They pick up Lucinda: A hot young hitchiker, full of sexual deviance and lust for the bloody kill. After being terrorized and nearly killed, the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, semi serious, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, ghost, supernatural, danger, deadly, psychopath, afterlife, gory, highway, crimes, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, youth, danger, police officer, deadly, violence spree, kids in trouble, in the woods, gory, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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25%
Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman returns to try to convince his female descendent, an artist, to join him as a legendary figure. To this end, he frames her for a series of hideous murders of her friends and associates so that she has nowhere else to turn to.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, legends and myths, woman in danger, rivalry, ghost, supernatural, deadly, danger, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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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, catastrophe, hospital, murder, telekinesis, attempted murder, deadly, danger, serial killer, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
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25%
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Virus X (2010)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A thriller about a case of highly contagious swine flu virus engineered by rogue scientists. A cover up by a mysterious dark lady linked to the High Spheres adds action and mystery.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: quarantine, epidemic, mad scientist, doctors and patients, psychopath, deadly, danger, virus, surveillance, conspiracy, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Syngenor: Synthesized Genetic Organism (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A scientist engineers a group of genetically engineered cyborgs for use as "super soldiers" to fight U.S. wars in the Middle East. However, things get ugly when the cyborgs malfunction and turn on their creators.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, mutant, mad scientist, superhuman powers, super soldier, deadly creature, danger, deadly, soldier, technology gone awry, terrorism, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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24%
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The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A Russian scientist is arriving to the states caring secret information’s. Disembarking from his plane, he and his American contacts are attacked by a pair of KGB assassins (Anthony Cardoza and John Morrison). Later, it is revealed that he has ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, mutant, nuclear bomb, mad scientist, deadly creature, danger, deadly, psychopath, chaos, chase, creature feature, murder ...
Time: 60s
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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: 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
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23%
Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "ChromeSkull" is the sequel to the 2009 horror hit "Laid to Rest." It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely escaped death in the first movie and is hell-bent on continuing where he left off... and forging a new path of terror and ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, survival, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, haunted by the past, wannabe, danger, deadly, master criminal, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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23%
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Blood Dolls (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Virgil, an eccentric freak billionaire, spends his days being a "biological inventor." The "blood dolls," his newest creation, aid him in getting revenge on those who betrayed him.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry, psychopath, experiment gone awry, crimes, danger, vengeance, kidnapping, clergy ...
Time: 90s
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23%
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Watchers II (1990)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A genetically re-engineered dog develops a psychic link with a monster created in a lab experiment which goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: experiment gone awry, escapades, pets, chases and races, heroes, danger, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, strong violent content, gory, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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23%
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Rabid (1977)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood -- the only nourishment that will now sustain her.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: vampire, rabies, infected, murder, surgery, accident, body horror, mad scientist, gory, experiment gone awry, plague, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec, quebec
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22%
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, 1990s, 20th century, year 1992
Place: usa, california
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22%
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dr Simon Helder, sentenced to an insane asylum for crimes against humanity, recognises its director as the brilliant Baron Frankenstein, the man whose work he had been trying to emulate before his imprisonment. Frankenstein utilises Helder's ...
Style: bleak, gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mad scientist, mental institution, psychopath, experiment gone awry, danger, supernatural, zombie, crimes, deadly creature, violence, murder, frankenstein ...
Time: 19th century, 30s, 1930s, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Septic Man (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A sewage worker gets trapped inside a septic tank during a water contamination crisis and undergoes a hideous transformation. To escape, he must team up with a docile Giant and confront the murdering madman known as Lord Auch.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, losing-it hero, investigation, supernatural, danger, murder, contamination, mysterious character, evacuation, small town, crimes, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Carnosaur 3: Primal Species (1996)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: International terrorists get a surprise when their cargo turns out to contain living dinosaurs. The army commando team now have to think fast, if they want to prevent the extinction of the human species, instead of the reptiles.
Style: scary, serious, rough, idiotic, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dinosaur, rivalry, heroes, danger, deadly creature, chases and races, deadly, supernatural, escapades, chaos, gory, mutant ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 2.9
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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, survival horror, blood, gore, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Tomie: Re-birth (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Young art student Hideo paints an unnerving portrait of Tomie, who whispers that she loves him. Inexplicably, he reacts by stabbing her to death with a painting trowel. Two friends, Takumi and Shunichi, arrive on the scene and help him dispose of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, slasher ...
Plot: murder, ghost, investigation, supernatural, vengeance, afterlife, deadly, danger, crimes, mind game, law enforcement, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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22%